Hans Dinesen Sr

20 July 1824–13 January 1904 (Age 79)
Gentofte, Gentofte, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Dinesen Sr was born on 20 July 1824, in Gentofte, Gentofte, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Rasmus Dinesen, was 36 and his mother, Inger Monsen, was 42. He married Johanna Jacobsdatter Christophersen on 12 November 1846, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Gentofte, Sokkelund, Copenhagen, Denmark for about 16 years. He died on 13 January 1904, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Dinesen Sr
Johanna Jacobsdatter Christophersen
Marriage: 12 November 1846
Rasmus Dinesen
Jens Denison
Ane Kirstine Dinesen
Ephraim Monarch Denison
Hans Denison Jr
Joseph Denison
Hannah Denison
Hyrum Denison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1846Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 5
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Dermot.Irish (Cork and Limerick): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín ‘descendant of Duinnín’, a byname from a diminutive of donn ‘brown-haired man’ or ‘chieftain’.

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

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    Autobiography of Hans Dinesen

    Record of Hans Dinesen Son of Rasmus and Iger Dinesen Born in Denmark, Copenhagen County Gjentofte Parish at Strandvejen on Marienlyst Written by Himself Manti City, Sanpete County, Utah Started Monda …

    Sources (46)

    • Hans Denaim, "United States Census, 1870"
    • 1927 - Hans Dennison in entry for William L Marble and Hannah Henningson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Hans Dennison in entry for Inger Marie Dennison Kjar, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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