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Mortenson History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: Danish, Scottish


Early Origins of the Mortenson family



Migration of the Mortenson family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Mortenson Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Charles Mortenson, aged 28, who landed in Ncw Orleans, La in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jacob Mortenson, who landed in Arkansas in 1874 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Hans Peter Mortenson, who arrived in Iowa in 1887 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Mortenson Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Louis Mortenson, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1914 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Mortenson (post 1700)


  • M. A. Mortenson Sr., American founder of Mortenson Company in 1954, now a major renewable energy construction company
  • Jack Mortenson, American founder of Mortenson Broadcasting who owns Christian radio stations throughout the Unites States
  • Ray Mortenson (b. 1944), American artist photographer, best known for black-and-white photographs of abandoned buildings in The Bronx taken in the early 1980s
  • Greg Mortenson (b. 1957), American humanitarian, professional speaker, writer, and former mountaineer
  • Jay Paul Mortenson (b. 1966), American former competitive swimmer and Olympic gold medalist at the 1988 Summer Olympics
  • Norma Jean Mortenson (1926-1962), original name of Marilyn Monroe, American Golden Globe winning actress, singer and model
  • Heidi Mortenson (b. 1975), Danish electronic composer, singer and producer

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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