Hans Brodersen

15 February 1849–30 December 1900 (Age 51)
Væggerløse, Nykøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Brodersen was born on 15 February 1849, in Maribo, Maribo Domsogn, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Christian Brodersen, was 37 and his mother, Ane Mortensen, was 25. He married Frederikka Andrea Jensen on 18 October 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Væggerløse, Væggerløse, Nykøbing, Denmark for about 5 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 30 December 1900, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Brodersen
Frederikka Andrea Jensen
Marriage: 18 October 1869
Hans Brotherson
Anna Margaret Brotherson
Christian Brothersen
Bohney Brothersen
Parley Parker Brotherson
Maria Brotherson
Frederikke Brotherson
Francis Brothersen
Clementina Brotherson
Lorenza Christine Brotherson
Nels Douglas Brotherson
Orson Hyde Brotherson
Henrietta Brotherson
Ferdinand Floyd Brothersen
Vernon Hamlet Brotherson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 1
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 10
    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 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Ewald, Franz, Fritz, Heinz, Lorenz, Ruediger. Scandinavian Astrid, Bendt, Carsten, Iver.North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Broder as a personal name. Compare Broderson 1 and Brotherson 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Brotherson Sr. was my great grandfather. I didn't know him but wished I could have.

    Sources (42)

    • Hans Brodersen in household of Christian Brodersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Hans Brotherson in entry for Vernon H Brotherson and Velma N Tidwell, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Hans Brotherson in entry for Henrietta Poulsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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