When Jens James Johan Petersen was born on 27 August 1856, in Højslev, Hald, Denmark, his father, Niels Engaard Peterson, was 34 and his mother, Maren Johansdatter, was 27. He married Emma Margaret Rinderknecht on 20 March 1895, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died in April 1923, at the age of 66.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Lars, Niels, Jorgen, Holger, Anders, Einer, Aksel, Bent, Gunner, Knud.
Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Peter .
Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or Pettersen .
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