Cecelia Jorgensen

23 May 1853–7 October 1926 (Age 73)
Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Cecelia

When Cecelia Jorgensen was born on 23 May 1853, in Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark, her father, Peter Jorgensen, was 37 and her mother, Louise Janine Hansen, was 27. She married Thomas Morrell on 26 December 1871. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1858 and lived in Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1860 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 7 October 1926, at the age of 73, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Morrell
Cecelia Jorgensen
Marriage: 26 December 1871
Thomas Julius Morrell
Henry Peter Morrell
Cecilia Marie Morrell
John Wilkes Morrell
Louisa Yanina Morrell

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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 6
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
Age 10
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 22
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Sources (10)

  • Cecelia Morrell, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cecelia Johnson in household of Peter Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Celia Morell in household of Thomas Morell, "United States Census, 1880"

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