Jörgen Zerakitzky1,2

M, b. 21 July 1822, d. 17 September 1900
FatherPeter Christian Julius Zerakitsky3 b. 9 Jul 1795, d. 6 Aug 1832
MotherAne Marie Jörgensdatter3 b. bt Feb 1785 - Oct 1785, d. 31 Jan 1832
ChartsAncestors of Charlie Wolfram
Ancestors of Chuck Wolfram
     Jörgen Zerakitzky was born on 21 July 1822 in Århus, Halse herred, Århus amt, Denmark.3,4,5 His name was recorded at birth as Jörgen Serachitschy.3 He was the son of Peter Christian Julius Zerakitsky and Ane Marie Jörgensdatter.3 His name was also recorded as Jörgen Zerachitschy.6 His name was also recorded as Jörgen Zerachitsky.7,8 Jörgen Zerakitzky married Johanne Lauridsen, daughter of Christian Lauridsen and Eleanora Kissendahl, on 13 November 1853 in the parish church, Skjern, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark.9 Jörgen Zerakitzky was a shoemaker. There are several records that refer to him simply as "Skomager Zerakitsky og Engsig" although most include his given name.10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27,28 He, as her father, gave the bride away at the marriage of Johanne Frederikke Zerakitsky and Carl Valdemar Thomsen in the church, Skjern, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark, on 7 June 1889.29 Jörgen Zerakitzky died on 17 September 1900 in Skjern, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark, at age 78 years, 1 month and 27 days.30 He was buried on 21 September 1900 in the church cemetery, Skjern, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark. The rector of the parish conducted the services.31 He appeared in the census of 1845 in 835 Klostergade, Århus købsted, Århus amt, Denmark. He was recorded as being a 22-year-old unmarried man who was born in Århus County. His status in life was as a border and a journeyman shoemaker.32 He appeared on the census of 1 February 1860 at 4 Ensig, Skjern sogn, Bølling, Ringkøbing, Denmark. As the head of a household. He was recorded as being a married 38-year-old shoemaker, born in Aarhus, and a Lutheran33. Also in the household were three shoemaker apprentices, Iver Olsen, a 52-year-old divorced man born in Nyborg, Niels Olsen, a 47-year-old bachelor born in Nyborg, and Jos. Petersen, a 30-year-old bachelor born in Flensborg34.

Family

Johanne Lauridsen b. 14 Mar 1830, d. 4 Jun 1910
Children

Citations

  1. [S104] Johanne F. Thomsen, Ventnor City NJ death certificate 64, spelled ZERAKITSKY.
  2. [S464] Kirkebøger: 67, rt. 3, birth & baptism record (19 May 1866), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  3. [S612] Kirkebøger 1822-1828: 8, rt. 33, male birth record (21 July 1822), Domsognet sogn, Århus, Hasle herred, Århus amt., Denmark, FHL mico-fiche no. 6110468, fiche 1.
  4. [S494] Kirkebøger 1892-1901: 171, number 7, death & burial record (1900), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, calculated from age at death, with the following recorded in death record: "født i Århus 78 års." He could have been born toward the end of 1821., FHL microfilm 0423710.
  5. [S104] Johanne F. Thomsen, Ventnor City NJ death certificate 64, states the place of birth of father was Denmark.
  6. [S554] Kirkebøger: 59, rt. 9, marriage record (13 November 1853), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL microfiche 6012302, fiche 2.
  7. [S564] Kirkebøger: 27, no. 11, birth & baptism record (13 December 1856), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL microfiche no. 6012302, fiche 1.
  8. [S555] Kirkebøger: 24, no. 9, birth & baptism record (1855), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL microfiche no. 6012302, fiche 1.
  9. [S554] Kirkebøger: 59, rt. 9, marriage record (13 November 1853), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, d. 13 Novembre 1853, i kirken, FHL microfiche 6012302, fiche 2.
  10. [S464] Kirkebøger: 67, rt. 3, birth & baptism record (19 May 1866), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitsky...i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  11. [S465] Kirkebøger: 87, rt. 5, birth & baptism record (14 May 1872), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitzky...i Eugsig , FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.
  12. [S466] Kirkebøger: 79-80, rt. 6, birth & baptism record (25 August 1869), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jorgen Zerakitzky...i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.
  13. [S467] Kirkebøger: 3-4, rt. 2, birth & baptism record (1864), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  14. [S468] Kirkebøger: 231-232, rt. 1, death & burial record (1866), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Zerakitzky i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 3.
  15. [S469] Kirkebøger: 139-140, rt. 1, confirmation record (8 April 1877), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jõrgen Zerakitzky...i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.
  16. [S470] Kirkebøger: 169-170, rt. 7, confirmation record, Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jõrgen Zerakitzky, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 3.
  17. [S473] Kirkebøger: 163-164, rt. 7, confirmation record (16 April 1871), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitzky...i Skjern Sogn, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 3.
  18. [S476] Kikebøger: 15-16, rt. 7, birth & baptism record (1868), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Zerakitzky i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  19. [S477] Kirkebøger: 161-162, rt. 6, confirmation record (4 April 1869), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jorgän Zerakitzky...i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 3.
  20. [S478] Kirkebøger: 250-251, rt. 4, death & burial record (1880), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgan Zerakitsky i Eugsig, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304 fiche 4.
  21. [S479] Kirkebøger: 204-205, rt. 5, marriage record (6 May 1890), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Zerakitzky i Skjern, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304 fiche 4.
  22. [S480] Kirkebøger: 202-203, rt. 3, marriage record (7 June 1889), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager J Zerakitzky af Skjern, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304, fiche 4.
  23. [S481] Kirkebøger: 156-157, rt. 9, confirmation record (4 April 1880), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitzky i Eugsig; the S in Skomager is clear and most certainly an S. In other records the S looks as if it could be a B, but those records are in a different hand., FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304 fiche 3.
  24. [S487] Kirkebøger: 162-163, rt. 2, confirmation record (20 April 1884), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerkitzky...i Skjern, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304 fiche 3.
  25. [S488] Kirkebøger: 186-187, rt. 5, confirmation record (11 April 1886), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitzky...i Skjern, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304 fiche 3.
  26. [S493] Kirkebøger: 52, rt. 16, birth and baptism record (1890), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jörgen Zerakitzky i Skjern, FHL microfilm 0423710.
  27. [S494] Kirkebøger 1892-1901: 171, number 7, death & burial record (1900), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager i Skjern, giving his occupation and residence, FHL microfilm 0423710.
  28. [S825] 1860 Danish census in Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing amt., at page 82, Ensig, family no. 4, line 4, occupation given as "skomager."
  29. [S480] Kirkebøger: 202-203, rt. 3, marriage record (7 June 1889), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123304, fiche 4.
  30. [S494] Kirkebøger 1892-1901: 171, number 7, death & burial record (1900), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, 17 September 1900 Skjern, FHL microfilm 0423710.
  31. [S494] Kirkebøger 1892-1901: 171, number 7, death & burial record (1900), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skjern Kirkgaard 21 September 1900, Af hviken Præst Begravelsen er forrettet--Sogneprasiten , FHL microfilm 0423710.
  32. [S567] 1845 Århus census.
  33. [S825] 1860 Danish census in Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing amt., at page 82, Ensig, family no. 4, line 4.
  34. [S825] 1860 Danish census in Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing amt., at page 82, Ensig, family no. 4, lines 10-12.
  35. [S553] Kirkebøger: 24, birth & baptism record (4 July 1854), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL microfiche 6012302, fiche 1.
  36. [S470] Kirkebøger: 169-170, rt. 7, confirmation record, Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 3.
  37. [S561] Kirkebøger: 34, no. 3, birth & baptism record (1861), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL microfiche no. 6012302, fiche 2.
  38. [S469] Kirkebøger: 139-140, rt. 1, confirmation record (8 April 1877), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.
  39. [S467] Kirkebøger: 3-4, rt. 2, birth & baptism record (1864), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skornnger Jögen Zerakitsky, listed as father, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  40. [S464] Kirkebøger: 67, rt. 3, birth & baptism record (19 May 1866), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jögen Zerakitsky, listed as father, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 1.
  41. [S466] Kirkebøger: 79-80, rt. 6, birth & baptism record (25 August 1869), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jögen Zerakitsky, listed as father, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.
  42. [S465] Kirkebøger: 87, rt. 5, birth & baptism record (14 May 1872), Skjern sogn, Bölling herred, Ringkøbing, Denmark, Skomager Jögen Zerakitsky, listed as father, FHL micho-fiche no. 6123303 fiche 2.

Hans Peter Peterson1

M, b. 6 June 1870, d. 30 June 1942
     Hans Peter Peterson was born on 6 June 1870 in Denmark.2,3,4 Hans Peter Peterson was also known as Hanly P. Peterson.5 Hans Peter Peterson was probasbly the Hans Peterson who immimgrated to The Port of New York, New York City, New York on 30 April 1886 as a 17-year-old with his father Anders Peterson, a 51-years-old farmer, Anders' wife Kathe, a 51-year-old, along with Sarah and Bodil, 11-year-old females. They were from Vindbgholt with three pieces of baggage. lines 21-25 (Hansd line 23) aboard the ship Thingvalla, from the port Kaphy, Kanio, Kassel. (Christiania, Norway and Christiansand, Norway and Copenhagen, Denmark) (M237_494). Or he could be the 17-year-old Hans Peterson who arrived in The Port of New York, New York City, New York on 27 April 1886, destination Chicago, Illinois, aboard the Polario departed from Hamburg Germany. (M237_494) He's number 422 on the masthead, his calling is a "farmer" and location on board ship was 1 o n 3. He seems to be alone.
Or it could be neither of them. He married Otilia Metteline Marie Zerakilzky, daughter of Jörgen Zerakitzky and Johanne Lauridsen, circa 1892. Hans Peter Peterson emigrated circa 1893 from Denmark.6,7 He and Otilia lived in 1911 in Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey.8 Hans Peter Peterson was a woodworker on 1 January 1920.5,9 He and Otilia lived on 1 January 1920 in 47 Washington Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey.5 Hans Peter Peterson and Otilia lived on 1 April 1930 in 54 Lenox Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey.10,11 Hans Peter Peterson was a cabinet maker, and was employed as a lumber mill foreman.1 He died at 7:30 p.m. on 30 June 1942 in 54 Lennox Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey, at age 72 years and 24 days.12,13 His obituary appeared in Atlantic City Press, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, on 2 July 1942. It read: Peterson, Mill Foreman, In Pl'ville, Dies at 72
     Hans Peter Peterson, 72, for 43 years foreman at the Lake and Risely Lumber Co mill in Pleasantville, died Tuesday night at his home, 54 Lennox av, Pleasantville.
He had been ill several years, and his condition became critical about two weeks ago.
Born in Denmark, he came to the United States at the age of 16. His wife, Otilla, died in 1933.
Petetrson had lived in Pleasantville 30 years.
He was a member of the Vassa Society of Atlantic City, an organization of Scandinavians.
Peterson leaves three sons, Walter, of Hollywood, Calif; Clarance A., Pleasantville, and Harold, of Linwood. There are four grandchildren.
Viewing will be Friday from 7 to 9 PM at the funeral parlor of Parsels and Son, Pleasantville. Services will be conducted there Saturday at 2 PM, with the Rev. Thomas A. Simanton, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Pleasantville, in charge. Burial will be in Laurel Memorial Park.12
He was buried on 4 July 1942 in Laurel Memorial Park, Pomona, Atlantic County, New Jersey.14,12,1
     Hans Peter Peterson appeared on the census enumerated on 3 June 1905 at 5 Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey. Hanley was recorded with the initials H.B as a 35-year-old white married male born in June 1870 in Denmark. Both of his parents were also recorded as born in Denmark. He had resided 12 years in the United States and had taken out papers for naturalization. He was employed as a wood worker. He could speak English, read and write15.9 He appeared on the census enumerated in June 1915 at 51 Washington Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey. Hanly was recorded with the name of Hans P., as a 45-year-old white married male born in June 1870 in Denmark. Both of his parents were born in Denmark. He was employed as a foreman. He was naturalized as a US citizen, and had resided in the United States for 22 years. He could speak English, read and write. He rented his home6.16 He appeared in the census enumerated on 8 January 1920 in 47 Washington Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey, as the head of the household. Living with him was his wife Otilia, and listed as his sons were Walter, Clarence and Harold W. Peterson.5 Hans Peter Peterson appeared in the census enumerated on 4 April 1930 in 54 Lennox Avenue, Pleasantville, Atlantic County, New Jersey, as the head of the household. He was recorded with his initials as a 58-year-old married white male who was born in Denmark to parents both of whom were born in Denmark. The language spoken in his home before he came to the United States was Danish. He was 22-years-old at the time of his first marriage. He owned the house in which he was living, which was not on a farm, and it was valued at $3,000. It contained a radio. He was able to read and write and had not attended school since September 1929. He had immigrated to the United States in 1893, and he was naturalized as an United States citizen. He was able to speak English. He was employed as a superintendent of a lumber mill, and was classified as a worker. He was actually at work7.

Family

Otilia Metteline Marie Zerakilzky b. 14 May 1872, d. 18 Apr 1937
Children
  • Walter G. Peterson5 b. Jan 1897, d. Jul 1967
  • Clarence A. Peterson5 b. Jul 1906
  • Harold W. Peterson5 b. 25 Feb 1912, d. 20 Feb 1980

Citations

  1. [S1000] Hans Peter Peterson, New Jersey death certificate 483.
  2. [S146] 1920 U.S. census, Atlantic County, New Jersey, population schedule, Pleasantville City, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 55, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 8, month & year only, place Denmark.
  3. [S276] 1915 New Jersey state census, Atlantic County, population schedule, Pleasantville, second ward, sheet 2B, dwelling 42, family 42, line 60, month & year only. FHL microfilm no. 1465502.
  4. [S1000] Hans Peter Peterson, New Jersey death certificate 483, full date given, place given as Denmark.
  5. [S146] 1920 U.S. census, Atlantic County, New Jersey, population schedule, Pleasantville City, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 55, supervisor's district no. 2, sheet 8.
  6. [S276] 1915 New Jersey state census, Atlantic County, population schedule, Pleasantville, second ward, sheet 2B, dwelling 42, family 42, line 60. FHL microfilm no. 1465502.
  7. [S606] 1930 U.S. census, Atlantic County, New Jersey, population schedule, Pleasantville City, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 68, supervisor's district no. 13, sheet 3A, dwelling 49, family 49, line 10.
  8. [S1000] Hans Peter Peterson, New Jersey death certificate 483, states that he had lived in the community for 31 years at time of death (1942), therefor from 1911, and since Ottilla lived with him...
  9. [S277] 1905 New Jersey state census, Atlantic County, population schedule, Atlantic City, ward 4, precinct 3, enumeration district 12, sheet 6A, dwelling 111, family 112. FHL microfilm no. 1688587.
  10. [S606] 1930 U.S. census, Atlantic County, New Jersey, population schedule, Pleasantville City, 2nd Ward, enumeration district no. 68, supervisor's district no. 13, sheet 3A, dwelling 49, family 49.
  11. [S999] Ottillie M. Peterson, New Jersey death certificate 1849?, length of residence is not given.
  12. [S931] Atlantic City Press-Union, 2 July 1942, page 3.
  13. [S1000] Hans Peter Peterson, New Jersey death certificate 483, date, time & place given.
  14. [S942] Hans P. Peterson family gravestones, Laurel Memorial Park Cemetry, Pomona, Atlantic County, New Jersey.
  15. [S277] 1905 New Jersey state census, Atlantic County, population schedule, Atlantic City, ward 4, precinct 3, enumeration district 12, sheet 6A, dwelling 111, family 112, line 15. FHL microfilm no. 1688587.
  16. [S276] 1915 New Jersey state census, Atlantic County, population schedule, Pleasantville, second ward, sheet 2B, dwelling 42, family 42. FHL microfilm no. 1465502.