Submitted by gfrere on Wed, 2014-11-12 12:01
Peter J. Thornum was born 10 March 1844 in Ribe, Denmark and came to Chicago in 1866. On 21 August 1869, Peter married Christina Jepsen, who was born 25 December 1848 in Denmark. In 1870, Peter and Christina were living at 367 Ashland (now 858 N. Ashland Ave.)
Peter died 31 December 1906, and Christina died on 27 April 1919. They are both buried in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Chicago.
For further details, contact the Chicago Genealogical Society. Peter J. Thornum is Pioneer Ancestor number 161.