Hans Christian Lorensen

21 December 1844–13 June 1923 (Age 78)
Kragelund, Volstrup, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Lorensen was born on 21 December 1844, in Kragelund, Volstrup, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Hans Lorensen, was 46 and his mother, Mary Ann 'Mariane' Hansen, was 29. He married Maren Christiansen on 9 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870 and Goldcreek, Powell, Montana, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1867. He died on 13 June 1923, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Lorensen
Maren Christiansen
Marriage: 9 December 1872
Mary Ann Lorensen
Magdalina Lorensen
Hansena Lorensen
Mary Kristine Lorensen
Hans Christian Lorensen
Niels Delbirth Lorensen
Mary Marinda Lorensen
Rodine Lorensen
Clara Lorensen
Emma Lorensen
Jesse Leon Lorensen
Therion Leroy Lorensen
Arnold Devar Lorensen
Myrtle E. Lorensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1864 · Montana Territory
    Age 20
    Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Danish: patronymic from the personal name Lorens (see Lawrence ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Christian Lorensen by Shirley G Lorensen 1978

    Hans and Marianne settled in Elsinore, Utah. However, they lived in Monroe before that. Hans Christian lived in Monroe, Gunnison, and Scipio before settling in Elsinore. Because of the Indian sit …

    Sources (46)

    • Hans Lorensen in entry for Mary Ann Kelson, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Hans Christian Hansen in household of Hans Lorentzen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Hans Lorensen in entry for Therion L. Lorensen and Rose Weaver, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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