Cecelia Marie Jorgensen

31 March 1845–12 February 1921 (Age 75)
Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Cecelia Marie

Cecelia Marie Jorgensen was born on 31 March 1845, in Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark as the daughter of Peter Jorgensen and Ferguson. She married Hans Peter Jensen on 29 December 1859, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 40 years. She died on 12 February 1921, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Jensen
Cecelia Marie Jorgensen
Marriage: 29 December 1859
Mary Louise Jensen
Hans Peter Jensen
Marinus Jensen
Annie Christency Jensen
Caroline Jensen
Gertrude Sophia Jensen
Sophronie Jensen
Margarete Jensen
Hilda Jensen
Malinda Jensen
May Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1859Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 2
    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 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Bishop Hans Jensen, Manti Citizen

    JENSEN, BISHOP HANS, of Manti, son of Peter and Margaretta (Peterson), was born in Hals, Aalsborg, Denmark, June 24, 1829. In November, 1853, the parents, with their two boys, Hans and Lauritz, starte …

    Sources (17)

    • Marie Jorgensen in entry for Malinda Schultz, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Cecilia M Jensen in household of Hans Jensen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Maria Jorgensen in entry for Soren Peter Jensen and Margaret Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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