Carolina Jorgenson

3 September 1854–3 February 1936 (Age 81)
Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Carolina

When Carolina Jorgenson was born on 3 September 1854, in Hals, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Peter Jorgensen, was 38 and her mother, Louise Janine Hansen, was 28. She married James Alexander Kent in 1871, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1860. She died on 3 February 1936, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Kent
Carolina Jorgenson
Marriage: 1871
James Bell Kent
Caroline Kent
Adam Peter Kent
William Curtain Kent Sr
Joseph Heber Kent
Osborn Julius Kent

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+1 More Child

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+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 5
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 9
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 22
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

Respelling of Jørgensen or Jörgensen ( see Jorgensen ) or the Swedish cognate Jörgens(s)on.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Carolina Kent, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Caroline Johnson in household of Peter Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Carolina Kent, "United States Census, 1910"

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