Simon Peter Eggertsen Jr.

Male15 September 1860–20 February 1938

Brief Life History of Simon Peter

When Simon Peter Eggertsen Jr. was born on 15 September 1860, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Simon Peter Eggertsen Sr., was 34 and his mother, Johanne Andreasen Thomasen, was 35. He married Henrietta Petrea Nielsen on 26 June 1884, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 20 February 1938, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Simon Peter Eggertsen Jr.
Henrietta Petrea Nielsen
Marriage: 26 June 1884
Achsa Henrietta Eggertsen
Simon Bernard Eggertsen
Clarence Eggertsen
Doressa Eggertsen
LoRie Louise Eggertsen
Eudora Eggertsen
Grant Nielsen Eggertsen
Paul Eggertsen

Sources (45)

  • Simon P Eggertsen in entry for Paul Eggertsen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
  • Simon Peter Eggertsen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Simon Peter Eggertsen in entry for Paul Eggertsen and Mabel Larsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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  • Marriage
    26 June 1884Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 3

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Usual English form of Simeon , borne in the New Testament by various characters: two apostles, a brother of Jesus, a Pharisee, a leper, a tanner, a sorcerer (who offered money for the gifts of the Holy Ghost, giving rise to the term simony), and the man who carried Jesus's cross to the Crucifixion.

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

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    Simon Peter Eggertsen Jr. Biography

    Simon Peter EGGERTSEN, Jr. 1860 – 1938 Biography Written July 1934, by Eudora E. Morgan (daughter) (subtitles added by Brent Child) Parents of Simon Peter Eggertsen Jr. Mr. Eggertsen's father, Si …

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