Peter Sorensen Petersen

6 May 1841–15 January 1907 (Age 65)
Århus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peter Sorensen

When Peter Sorensen Petersen was born on 6 May 1841, in Århus, Denmark, his father, Søren Pedersen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Magrette Baltzersdatter, was 34. He married Ane Marie Nielsen on 24 October 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Fruering, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1850 and Brande, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1850. He died on 15 January 1907, in Richville, Morgan, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Richville Cemetery, Richville, Morgan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Sorensen Petersen
Karen Marie Jensen
Marriage: 1 April 1880
Peter Joseph Petersen
Josephine P Petersen
John Petersen
David Petersen Sr.
James Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 April 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 6
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Peder Sørensen in household of Søren Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Peter Petersen in entry for Dvid Petersen and Sophia Marie Auguste Kellermeier, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Peter Peterson in entry for Annie Marie Jensen Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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