Andreas Lorensen

8 October 1849–28 September 1898 (Age 48)
Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andreas

When Andreas Lorensen was born on 8 October 1849, in Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Hans Lorentsen, was 51 and his mother, Mary Ann 'Mariane' Hansen, was 33. He married Minnie Wilhelmsen on 22 December 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. He lived in Scipio, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 28 September 1898, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Elsinore Cemetery, Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Lorensen
Minnie Wilhelmsen
Marriage: 22 December 1875
William Andrew Lorensen
Hannah Lorensen
Norah Lorensen
Minnie Lorensen
Olilia Lorensen
Quella Lorensen
Effie Lorensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 1
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 10
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Danish: patronymic from the personal name Lorens (see Lawrence ).

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Andw Lorensen in household of Hans Lorensen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Andreas Lorensen in entry for Minnie Lorensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Andreas Christian Hansen in household of Hans Lorentsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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