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Mortensen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Dirck Mortensen, aged 20, arrived in New York in 1660

Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Mortensen, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1852
  • Bernard M Mortensen, aged 46, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1891

Mortensen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andrew Mortensen, aged 27, who arrived in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1904
  • Alma Mortensen, aged 33, who arrived in America from Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1907
  • Anders Mortensen, aged 22, who arrived in America from Ronne, Denmark, in 1907
  • Anker Mortensen, aged 3, who arrived in America from Tebstrup, Denmark, in 1910
  • Aksel Mortensen, aged 22, who arrived in America from Dorup, Denmark, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mortensen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mortensen (post 1700)



  • Jesse "Jess" Philo Mortensen (1907-1962), American NCAA champion track athlete and coach, inducted into the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame
  • Clayton Grant Mortensen (b. 1985), American Major League Baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals
  • Dale Thomas Mortensen (b. 1939), American economist, joint recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 2010
  • Christian Mortensen (1882-1998), American supercentenarian, who lived to 116
  • Henry Mortensen (b. 1988), American actor
  • Viggo Peter Mortensen Jr. (b. 1958), Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated Danish American theater and movie actor
  • Louise Mortensen (b. 1979), former Danish handballer
  • Henrik Ejegod Mortensen (b. 1968), Danish former professional footballer who played from 1983 to 1988
  • Casper Ulrich Mortensen (b. 1989), Danish silver medalist handball player, member of the Denmark National Team
  • Patrick Mortensen (b. 1989), Danish footballer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Suggested Readings for the name Mortensen


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Suggested Readings for the name Mortensen



  • Descendants of Hans Jorgen Thomsen and Ane Kjerstine Ditlevsen of Kjes, Denmark by Frances Hansen Ehrig.
  • Lie Descendants by Ingmar Adelbert Lee.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    7. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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    The Mortensen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mortensen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 19 October 2016 at 08:02.

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