Hans Peter Jorgensen and
Anna Christina Lassen
Jorgensen Speggers
and Jes Speggers

born Sonderborg, Denmark
Hans Peter Jorgensen, son of Peter Jorgensen and Friedrica Jorgensen was born in Denmark on July 21, 1824. He married Anna Christina Lassen on May 14, 1848 in Denmark.
Anna Christina Lassen was born May 2, 1825 in Aabenraa-Sonderborg, Denmark, to Jens Peder Lassen and Meta Maria Jacobsen/Jacobsdr.
Hans Peter and Anna Christina had six children in Denmark: (Note: Number 4 and 5 are twins)
  1. Peter Jorgensen
  2. George P. Jorgensen
  3. Hans Jurgen Jorgensen, October 8-15, 1850, 7 days
  4. Anna Christina Jorgensen, born November 17,1855
  5. Hans Peter "Fred" Jorgensen, born November 17, 1855
  6. Metta Marie Jorgensen, born February 6, 1858
Hans Peter Jorgensen died about 1859, and Anna Christina remarried in 1861 in Denmark to Jes Speggers (born about 1829), son of Niels Speggers (born about 1798) and Mette Marie Johansen.
Jes and Anna Christina came to America with the children between 1870 and 1880. They settled in San Francisco. In the census of 1900 they are shown living with C.F. Rasmussen and his family (his wife was their daughter, Anna Christina). Jes Speggers is shown employed as a dishwasher.
Below are the obituaries from the San Francisco Call Bulletin for Anna Christina and Jes Speggers who died about 2 years apart, Jes in 1901 and Anna in 1902. They were buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery in the middle of San Francisco. This cemetery was closed and the inhabitants moved to Cypress Lawn Cemetery in South San Francisco about 1906.

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