Marie Thomasdatter

1842–1917 (Age 75)
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Marie

When Marie Thomasdatter was born on 12 January 1842, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Thomas Christian Jensen, was 23 and her mother, Karen Marie Ivarsdatter, was 25. She married Peter Petersen on 27 April 1858, in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hummelhede, Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark in 1845 and Hummelhede, Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1945. She died on 16 March 1917, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ephraim Park Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Marie Thomasdatter
Peter Petersen
Marriage: 27 April 1858
Christena Marie Petersen
Petrine Antomine Petersen
Joseph Christian Peterson
Parley Pratt Petersen

Spouse & Children

27 April 1858
Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 5

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.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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History of Maria Thomasdatter Petersen Andersen

Marie Jensen Petersen Andersen was born January 12, 1842, at Skovehusset, Hjorring, Denmark. Skovehusset was a small house in the woods, part of a larger estate or farm called Skovebakken, where her m …

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Sources (3)

  • Marie Thomsdatter in household of Thomas Christian Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Marie Thomasdatter in household of Thomas Christiane Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Marie Andersen in household of Jens P. Andersen, "United States Census, 1900"

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