Gesina Havekost

28 December 1875–20 June 1949 (Age 73)
Logan Township, Dodge, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Gesina

When Gesina Havekost was born on 28 December 1875, in Logan Township, Dodge, Nebraska, United States, her father, Herman Havekost, was 42 and her mother, Becke Margarethe Behrens, was 35. She married Hans Jorgen Sorenson on 2 March 1897, in Hooper, Dodge, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 June 1949, in Hartington, Cedar, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hartington, Cedar, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jorgen Sorenson
1866–1949
Gesina Havekost
1875–1949
Marriage: 2 March 1897
Harvey Ray Sorensen
1897–1971
Lyman Clarence Sorensen
1899–1974
Agnes Minnie Sorensen
1902–1973
Effie Grace Sorensen
1903–1985
Marvin Chester Sorensen
1904–1991

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 March 1897
Hooper, Dodge, Nebraska, United States
children

(5)

    Male1897–1971Male

    Male1899–1974Male

    Agnes Minnie Sorensen

    Female1902–1973Female

    Effie Grace Sorensen

    Female1903–1985Female

    Marvin Chester Sorensen

    Male1904–1991Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Gerhardt Havekost

    Male1863–1903Male

    Heinrich "Henry" Havekost

    Male1865–1940Male

    Adelheid Margarethe Havekost

    Female1867–Female

    Female1869–1890Female

    Female1871–1950Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • Liena Havekos in household of Herman Havekos, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Gesina Havekart in household of Herman Havekart, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Gesima Havekost in entry for Stanley L Smith and Grace Sorensen, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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