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
1844–1923
Maren Christiansen
1854–1930
Marriage: 9 December 1872
Mary Ann Lorensen
1873–1942
Magdalina Lorensen
1875–1930
Hansena Lorensen
1876–1958
Mary Kristine Lorensen
1878–1878
Hans Christian Lorensen
1879–1932
Niels Delbirth Lorensen
1882–1964
Mary Marinda Lorensen
1883–1976
Rodine Lorensen
1885–1889
Clara Lorensen
1887–1966
Emma Lorensen
1888–1892
Jesse Leon Lorensen
1890–1978
Therion Leroy Lorensen
1892–1979
Arnold Devar Lorensen
1894–1955
Myrtle E. Lorensen
1898–1898

Spouse and Children

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

    (14)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    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.
    1865
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Lawrence

    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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