Helle Hansdatter

7 February 1811–7 December 1895 (Age 84)
Alstrup, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Helle

When Helle Hansdatter was born on 7 February 1811, in Alstrup, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Nielsen, was 37 and her mother, Mikkel Mikkelsdatter, was 36. She married Jens Pedersen on 1 November 1844, in Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Strandby, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1845. She died on 7 December 1895, in Petersboro, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Pedersen
Helle Hansdatter
Marriage: 1 November 1844
Birthe Marie Jensdatter
Peter Peterson
Bodil Marie Jensdatter
Amine Karfine Jensen

Spouse and Children

1 November 1844
Ålborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 3

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 25

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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Sources (3)

  • Helle Hansdatter in household of Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Jens Peterson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Helle Hansdatter in entry for Peder Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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