Nelson Jens Hogan

13 August 1860–3 February 1938 (Age 77)
Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States

The Life of Nelson Jens

When Nelson Jens Hogan was born on 13 August 1860, in Woods Cross, Davis, Utah, United States, his father, Goudy Ericsen Hogan, was 30 and his mother, Christiana Nelson, was 30. He married Mary Josephine Bergeson on 3 November 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Richmond, Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1870 and Bannock, Idaho, United States in 1930. He died on 3 February 1938, in Pocatello, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Caribou, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nelson Jens Hogan
1860–1938
Mary Josephine Bergeson
1863–1947
Marriage: 3 November 1886
Anna Olive Hogan
1887–1980
Melvin Nelson Hogan
1889–1979
Ernest Hogan
1890–1968
Joseph Cleveland Hogan
1892–1923
Goudy K Hogan
1894–1968
Mary Edna Hogan
1896–1969
Ervin Bergeson Hogan
1899–1991
Francis Hogan
1901–1902
Hyrum Arthur Hogan
1904–1987
Eldred Conrad Hogan
1907–1979
Merle L. Hogan
1908–1998

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 November 1886
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1872: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States; 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1893: Bannock, Idaho, United States
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

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÓgáin ‘descendant of Ógán’, a personal name from a diminutive of óg ‘young’, also ‘young warrior’. In the south, some bearers claim descent from an uncle of Brian Boru. In northern Ireland a surname of the same form was Anglicized as Hagan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nels J. Hogan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nelson J Hogan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nelson Hogan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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