Hans Peter Iverson

24 September 1835–12 December 1921 (Age 86)
Vestbirk, Østbirk, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Iverson was born on 24 September 1835, in Vestbirk, Østbirk, Skanderborg, Denmark, his father, Jeppe Iversen, was 21 and his mother, Ane Kjerstine Mortensen, was 33. He married Anne Dorthea Nissen on 18 April 1859, in William, St. Croix, Virgin Islands. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859 and lived in Valentine, Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1900 and Mohave, Arizona, United States in 1901. In 1890, at the age of 55, his occupation is listed as farmer, mason in Littlefield, Mohave, Arizona, United States. He died on 12 December 1921, in Littlefield, Mohave, Arizona, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Washington City Cemetery, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peter Iverson
Dorothea Caroline Johanna Evers
Marriage: 10 January 1878
Emma Iverson Bunker
Alvina Elizabeth Iverson
Walter Hyrum Iverson
Stella Elnora Iverson
Amanda Iverson
Margaret Wilhelmia Misfeld Iverson
Wallace Joseph Iverson

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  • Marriage
    10 January 1878St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 12
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 24
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Iver, Erik, Hjalmer, Lars, Selmer, Thor, Evald, Gunner, Helmer, Ingman, Jarl, Joneen.Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Iversen and of Swedish Ivarsson (see Ivarson ), all cognates of 2 below.English (Kent and London): patronymic from Old Norse Ívarr, Iwar, Ivar, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree, bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’. Alternatively, the name might be a patronymic from the Welsh male personal name Ifor, itself from British Celtic Iūdomāros ‘lord’ + ‘great’, but if so, it is not clear that it survives today.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    "HANS PETER IVERSEN" by Budd Iverson (his grandson)

    HANS PETER IVERSEN By Budd Iverson This is a story about my grandfather, Hans Peter Iversen, who heard the gospel of Jesus Christ preached in his native land of Denmark in the year of 1854, recogniz …

    Sources (47)

    • Hans Peter Iversen in entry for Anna Christina Funk, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hans Peder Jepsen in household of Iver Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Hans P. Iverson in entry for Annie Dorothy Iverson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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