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Andrew Daniel Mortensen, our father and grandfather, was the first child born in America in the Mortensen line.  His father, Anders Mortensen, immigrated to America from Denmark in 1873 following in the path of his mother, Mette, and older brother, Knud.  His first wife, Christina Lauritz Gregersen, died in 1918 of influenza, leaving four surviving children.  A.D. as he was called, then married Johanna Sorensen in 1921.  She is the mother of three additional children.

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Pulling from many sources, Grant Mortensen has compiled an excellent book on the Andrew Daniel Mortensen Family History, and has made it available to family members for free.  Grant's comprehensive book uses details from family stories and records, biographies, journals, and historical documents to piece together the lives of our ancestors and relatives.

 

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