Peter Jorgensen

1 November 1815–24 December 1884 (Age 69)
Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peter

When Peter Jorgensen was born on 1 November 1815, in Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jens Jorgen Jacobsen, was 53 and his mother, Zidsel Christensdatter, was 32. He had at least 1 daughter with Ferguson. He lived in Hals, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1855 and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 24 December 1884, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Peter Jorgensen
Louise Janine Hansen
Cecelia Marie Jorgensen
Jens Julius
Cecelia Jorgensen
Carolina Jorgenson
Joseph Watson Jorgensen
Marty Jorgensen
Peter Yorgenson
Jacob Jorgensen
Joseph Heber Jensen

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World Events (8)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
Age 3
Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 4
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 21
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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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Sources (24)

  • Peter Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Peter Jorgensen in entry for Maria Cecelia Jorgensen Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
  • Peter Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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