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