Lauritz Christian Jensen Breinholt

9 June 1818–18 July 1897 (Age 79)
Give, Give, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lauritz Christian Jensen

When Lauritz Christian Jensen Breinholt was born on 9 June 1818, in Give, Give, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Jens Christian Christensen, was 26 and his mother, Anne Larsdatter, was 34. He married Ane Sophie Jensen on 24 October 1841, in Vinding, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868 and lived in Urlev, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark in 1850 and Nebsager, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark in 1860. He died on 18 July 1897, in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Redmond Cemetery, Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Lauritz Christian Jensen Breinholt
Ane Sophie Jensen
Marriage: 24 October 1841
Jens Christian Lauritsen Breinholt
Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt
Niels Lauridsen
Ane Sophia Petra Laursen Breinholt
Hans Larsen Breinholt
George Laursen Breinholt
Ane Else Laursen Breinholt
Nielsine Catrine Laursen Breinholt
Maria Magdeline Laursen Breinholt
Thora Amelia Laursen Breinholt

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  • Marriage
    24 October 1841Vinding, Koldinghus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    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. 
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 11
    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.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    German: from a rare ancient Germanic personal name Brin(no), probably composed of elements related to Middle High German brünne ‘armor’ + walt ‘rule’.

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

    Story Highlight

    Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt

    Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt was born on February 1, 1844 to Laurs Jensen and Anna Sophia Nielsen, in a small village in the south part of Jutland, in Denmark called Vinding Strand. He later wrote of h …

    Sources (54)

    • Laurs Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Father Lars C Breinholt named in entry for George Larson Breinholt and Dorothy Petrea Hanson Zobell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Lars C. Larsen Breniholt in entry for Anne Elsie Christensen Bertelson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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