Sophia Petronella Jorgensen

4 August 1862–3 October 1944 (Age 82)
Voer, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Sophia Petronella

When Sophia Petronella Jorgensen was born on 4 August 1862, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Hans Jørgensen, was 34 and her mother, Marie Dorthea Brink, was 28. She married Andreas Carl Andreasen on 2 December 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1868 and lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 25 years and Rawlins Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 3 October 1944, in Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Valleyview Cemetery, Bothwell, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Carl Andreasen
1859–1908
Sophia Petronella Jorgensen
1862–1944
Marriage: 2 December 1880
Mary Frances Andreasen
1881–1954
Andrew Moroni Anderson
1882–1959
Eli Carl Anderson
1884–1946
Ella Cleophia Andersen
1885–1909
Alice Sophia Andersen
1887–1887
Laurence LeRoy Andersen
1888–1975
Hans Leo Anderson
1890–1981
John Earl Anderson
1891–1952
Fredrick Homer Anderson
1893–1981
Edwin Ursel Andersen
1894–1973
Hazel Caroline Anderson
1896–1960
Richard David Anderson
1897–1984
Annie Laura Anderson
1899–1982
Nina Dorothy Anderson
1903–1995

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 6
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    1886
    Age 24
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jergenson
    George
    Jergensen
    Jorgenson
    Jurgensen

    Story Highlight

    HISTORY OF SOPHIA PETRONELLA JORGENSEN (JOHNSON) ANDREASEN (ANDERSEN)

    HISTORY OF SOPHIA PETRONELLA JORGENSEN (JOHNSON) ANDREASEN (ANDERSEN) Sophia Petronella Jorgensen was 05 August 1862 at Stege, Praesto, Copenhagen, Denmark, the third child and first daughter of …

    Sources (44)

    • Sophia Andresen in entry for Nina D Andresen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Sophia Anderson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sophia Johnson in entry for A. M. Anderson and Lydia A. Burbank, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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