Jens Julius

2 February 1849–
Hals, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Julius was born on 2 February 1849, in Hals, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peter Jorgensen, was 33 and his mother, Louise Janine Hansen, was 23. He lived in Hals, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1855 and Cache, Utah Territory, United States in 1860.

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Peter Jorgensen
Louise Janine Hansen
Cecelia Marie Jorgensen
Jens Julius
Cecelia Jorgensen
Carolina Jorgenson
Joseph Watson Jorgensen
Marty Jorgensen
Peter Yorgenson
Jacob Jorgensen
Joseph Heber Jensen

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World Events (8)

Age 1
The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.
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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 32
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

From the Latin personal name Julius, an aristocratic Roman family name made famous by Julius Caesar, the first Roman emperor. The personal name was borne in the Middle Ages by various minor Christian saints, and was nearly as popular as its derivative Julian . As a modern surname it is found in various European languages, generally as a humanistic name or a re-Latinization of a vernacular form such as French Jules .

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

Possible Related Names

Di Giulio

Sources (4)

  • Hans J Johnson in household of Peter Johnson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jens Julius Petersen in household of Peter Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Jens Julius Petersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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