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
Gesina Havekost
Marriage: 2 March 1897
Harvey Ray Sorensen
Lyman Clarence Sorensen
Agnes Minnie Sorensen
Effie Grace Sorensen
Marvin Chester Sorensen

Spouse and Children

2 March 1897
Hooper, Dodge, Nebraska, United States




    Agnes Minnie Sorensen


    Effie Grace Sorensen


    Marvin Chester Sorensen


Parents and Siblings



    Gerhardt Havekost


    Heinrich "Henry" Havekost


    Adelheid Margarethe Havekost




+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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