Hans Peder Larsen Justesen

3 December 1843–31 July 1929 (Age 85)
Eskilstrup, Eskilstrup, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peder

When Hans Peder Larsen Justesen was born on 3 December 1843, in Eskilstrup, Eskilstrup, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Lars Alexander Justesen, was 25 and his mother, Karen Rasmusdatter, was 27. He married Caroline Hedevig Clausen Rasmussen on 14 February 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 31 July 1929, in Chester, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Chester Cemetery, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peder Larsen Justesen
Mette Kirstine Christensen Rhode or Rohde
Marriage: 18 August 1873
Minnie Helena Justesen
Nels Norman Justesen
Ella Christine Justesen
Jennie Justesen
George Sephes Justesen
Flossie Nettie Justesen
Thomas Paine Justesen
Maud Jaunita Justesen
Alta Syble Atlanta Justesen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 14
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 23
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Peter Justesen

    He was out of the church for 40 years because he, the Bishop, and one other man disagreed on a road survey. fell away (not ex-comm) just didn't attend to religion. Four children died in 1929 with di …

    Sources (35)

    • Peter Justeson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Peter Justesen in entry for Christine Rhoda Justesen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Hans Peter Larsen in household of Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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