Jacob Johannes Martinus Bohn

27 April 1823–14 March 1900 (Age 76)
Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jacob Johannes Martinus

When Jacob Johannes Martinus Bohn was born on 27 April 1823, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Andreas Sebastian Bohn, was 40 and his mother, Dorthea Kirstine Kyhn, was 33. He married Maria Olufsen Thorning on 10 April 1849, in Sankt Mortens, Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ålborg, Denmark in 1840. He died on 14 March 1900, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jacob Johannes Martinus Bohn
Maria Olufsen Thorning
Marriage: 10 April 1849
Olof Vigo Bohn
Anders Sebastian Bohn
Sebastian Bohn
Dena Bohn
Rebecca Bohn
Thea Bohn

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  • Marriage
    10 April 1849Sankt Mortens, Randers, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 6
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a short form of the personal name Urban or Alban , altered by folk etymology as if from the German word Bohn ‘bean’.German: metonymic occupational name for a grower of beans, from Middle High German, Middle Low German bōne ‘bean’. Beans were a staple food in the Middle Ages, especially the broad bean, Vicia faba. The green bean, Phaseolus vulgaris, was not introduced from South America until the late 16th century.English variant of Boon .

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

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    Life History of J. M. Bohn

    Jacob Jahannes (John) Martinus Bohn (His father Andreas Sebastine Bohn, and Mother; Dorothea Kirstine Kuhn) When we about ourselves our life we We would like a good testimony to give, Our faili …

    Sources (16)

    • Jacob Johansen M Bohn in household of Lauritz Nicolai Forik, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • John M, Bohn in entry for Rebecca Bohn Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Bohn, "United States Census, 1870"

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