Peter Christian Stephensen

2 October 1837–5 September 1913 (Age 75)
Hjerm, Lundenæs, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peter Christian

When Peter Christian Stephensen was born on 2 October 1837, in Hjerm, Lundenæs, Denmark, his father, Steffen Nielsen, was 29 and his mother, Ellen Pedersen, was 18. He married Marianne Berthelsen on 7 May 1863, in Ontario, Ontario, Wayne, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Pleasant View, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 5 September 1913, in Farr West, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Christian Stephensen
1837–1913
Marianne Berthelsen
1841–1903
Marriage: 7 May 1863
Peter Christian Stephensen Jr.
1864–1954
Joseph Stephenson
1866–1947
Mary Ann Stephensen
1867–1878
Nephi Stephen Stephensen
1869–1878
Niels Heber Stephensen
1871–1878
Hyrum Stephensen
1873–1956
Elnora Stephensen
1875–1884
Dorthea Stephensen
1877–1878
George Washington Stephensen
1879–1879
Benjamin Franklin Stephenson
1879–1956
Sarah Ann Stephensen
1882–1948
Dosenberry Stephensen
1884–1888

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 May 1863Ontario, Ontario, Wayne, New York, United States
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 10
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 22
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erna, Kurt.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen (see Steven ). Compare Stephenson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Steven

    Sources (43)

    • Peter Stephenson in entry for Hyrum Stephenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • P C Stevensen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter C Stephenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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