Hans Jorgensen

25 September 1845–19 December 1915 (Age 70)
Kappendrup, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Jorgensen was born on 25 September 1845, in Kappendrup, Hjadstrup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Hansen, was 27 and his mother, Maren Kirstine Nielsdatter, was 28. He married Vilhelmine Marie 'Minnie' Jakobsen on 4 March 1872, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 December 1915, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jorgensen
1845–1915
Vilhelmine Marie 'Minnie' Jakobsen
1849–1917
Marriage: 4 March 1872
Hensen William Jorgensen
1872–1907
Lorenzo Jacob Jorgensen
1874–1897
Daniel Hamilton Jorgensen
1876–1967
George Alvin Jorgensen
1878–1945
Wilhelmine Severine Jorgensen
1880–1940
Benjamin Franklin Jorgensen
1884–1964
Sarah M Jorgensen
1886–1892
Samuel Ovid Jorgensen
1888–1968
Mary Ann Jorgensen
1890–1964
Hannah Eleanor Jorgensen
1892–1901

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 March 1872Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1846
    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.
    1865
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Jergenson
    George
    Jergensen
    Jorgenson
    Jurgensen

    Story Highlight

    HANS JORGENSEN A STORY OF FAITH AND COURAGE

    It takes courage to accept a religion that requires sacrifices of the heart. The nineteenth-century Scandinavian converts are a commendable example of this courage. They gave up worldly goods, standin …

    Sources (20)

    • Hans Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hans Jorgensen in entry for George Alvin Jorgensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hans Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1910"

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