Hans Peter Ericksen

Brief Life History of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Ericksen was born on 11 November 1844, in Eltang, Brusk, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Erich Pedersen Øhlenschlæger, was 43 and his mother, Anne Maria Pedersen Brandt, was 33. He married Annie Marie Madsen on 4 April 1865, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Grand Island, Hall, Nebraska, United States in 1880. He died on 23 December 1928, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peter Ericksen
Annie Marie Madsen
Marriage: 4 April 1865
Hannah Maria Ericksen
Andrew Ericksen
Christian N Ericksen
Hansine Ericksen
William Ericksen
Anker Ericksen
Hans Ericksen
William Ericksen
Olof Ericksen
Leonard Ericksen

Sources (29)

  • Hans Ohlenblager in household of Erik Ohlenblager, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Peter Ericksen, "Utah Marriages, 1887-1935"
  • Hans Peter Ericksen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Historical Boundaries: 1850: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Alf, Eyvind, Astrid, Bent, Lars, Lief, Nels, Nils, Sig.

Americanized form (and a very rare Norwegian and Danish variant) of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Eriksen or Erichsen . Compare Erickson .

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

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Hans Peter Ericksen

(1844 – 1928) A life sketch by his grandson Leonard Douglas Ericksen Edited by Nick Ericksen HANS PETER ERICKSEN was born of goodly Danish parents on November 11, 1844 in Eltang, Vejle, Denmark. He …

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