Hans Jørgensen

13 October 1827–5 November 1889 (Age 62)
Øster Hæsinge, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Jørgensen was born on 13 October 1827, in Øster Hæsinge, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Nielsen, was 30 and his mother, Pernille Pedersdatter, was 28. He married Marie Dorthea Brink on 5 April 1856, in Stege, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Espe, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 6 years and Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 5 November 1889, in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bear River Cemetery, Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jørgensen
Marie Dorthea Brink
Marriage: 5 April 1856
Peter Christopher Jorgensen
Lauritz Ferdinand Jørgensen
Sophia Petronella Jorgensen
Christopher Jorgensen
Albert Jorgensen
Marie Josephine Jorgensen
Hans Christian Jorgensen
Caroline Matilda Johnson
Anina Brighamine Jorgensen
Mary Elvina Johnson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1856Stege, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 2
    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.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Pet form of Johannes .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    HISTORY OF SOPHIA PETRONELLA JORGENSEN (JOHNSON) ANDREASEN (ANDERSEN) Sophia Petronella Jorgensen was 05 August 1862 at Stege, Praesto, Copenhagen, Denmark, the third child and first daughter of …

    Sources (44)

    • Hans Jorgensen in household of Jorgen Neilsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Hans Johnson in entry for Carrie Matilda Rich, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hans Jorgensen in household of Jorgen Neilsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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