Johanne Mortensen

18 October 1844–8 July 1923 (Age 78)
Junget, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johanne

When Johanne Mortensen was born on 18 October 1844, in Junget, Skivehus, Denmark, her father, Diderick Mortensen, was 38 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 40. She married John W. Wilkinson on 30 January 1866, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 8 July 1923, in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. Wilkinson
Johanne Mortensen
Marriage: 30 January 1866
Roxie Johanna Wilkinson
Mary Ann Wilkinson
Emma Catherine Wilkinson
John Wilkinson
William Henry Wilkinson
James Matthew Wilkinson
George Wilford Wilkinson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 January 1866Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

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    Sources (21)

    • Johana Wilkenson in household of James M Wilkenson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Johanna Mortensen in entry for George William Wilkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hanne Dideriksen in household of Diderik Mortensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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