27 May 1828–6 June 1891 (Age 63)
Hårbølle, Fanefjord, Præstø, Denmark
When Morten Peder Mortensen was born on 27 May 1828, in Hårbølle, Fanefjord, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Peder Mortensen, was 22 and his mother, Helena Pedersdatter Sandersen, was 20. He married Dorthea Knudsen Jensen on 10 May 1859, in Atlantic Ocean. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fanefjord, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark for about 16 years and Moenkopi, Coconino, Arizona, United States in 1880. His occupation is listed as cooper and carpenter in Denmark, Anderson, Texas, United States. He died on 6 June 1891, in Colonia Díaz, Chihuahua, Mexico, at the age of 63, and was buried in Colonia Díaz, Chihuahua, Mexico.
I didn't know my great-grandpa Mortensen and grandma never told me stories about him. We have his life story, but I haven't read it.
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