Anders Jorgen Pedersen Mortensen

21 September 1833–13 October 1884 (Age 51)
Hårbølle, Fanefjord, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders Jorgen

When Anders Jorgen Pedersen Mortensen was born on 21 September 1833, in Hårbølle, Fanefjord, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Peder Mortensen, was 27 and his mother, Helena Pedersdatter Sandersen, was 25. He married Christine Christensdatter Andersen on 22 August 1857, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Fanefjord, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark for about 16 years. He died on 13 October 1884, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jorgen Pedersen Mortensen
Christine Christensdatter Andersen
Marriage: 22 August 1857
Peter Andrew Mortensen
Ephraim Mortensen
Anders Mortensen
Olena Christina Mortensen
Sarah Ann Elsena Mortensen
Mary Caroline Mortensen
Emma Amelia Mortensen
Tomena Auricla Mortensen
Ammon Ernst Mortensen
Alma Christen Mortensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 August 1857Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 14
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Niels, Bjorn, Knud, Nils, Anders, Jorgen, Egil, Einer, Knut, Peer.Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Peder (see Peter ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Petersen 2 and Peterson 1.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    History of Peder and Kirsten Christensen

    PEDER CHRISTIN CHRISTENSEN ANDERSEN 1828-1903 & KIRTSEN MARIE JACOBSEN CHRISTENSEN 1835-1872 Peder Christin was born July 7, 1828 in Orsoe/Erse, Jutland, Denmark to Christen Anderson and Ane Catrine P …

    Sources (63)

    • Andres J Mortenson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Anders J. in 1929 entry for Hemming Charles Mortensen and Mary Ann Barnes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Andrew Mortenson in entry for Emma E. Hostetten, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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