Jens Peter Christensen Egelund

17 April 1857–14 November 1927 (Age 70)
Dollerup, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Christensen Egelund was born on 17 April 1857, in Dollerup, Nørlyng, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Egelund, was 24 and his mother, Kirstine Lauritzen, was 27. He married Sophie Hansen Egelund in 1885, in At Sea. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 3, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 14 November 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Jens Peter Christensen Egelund
Sophie Hansen Egelund
Marriage: 1885
Isaac Peter Egelund
Wilford Peter Egelund
Alma Egelund
Olga Sophie Egelund
Baby Boy Egelund

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1885At Sea
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 2
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 2
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 19
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Jens P L Egelund, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • James P C Egelund in entry for Wilford Egelund and Margaret Diederich, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jens Peter Christian Egelund in entry for Olga S Williams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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