Jens Marinus Nielsen

4 October 1893–
Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Jens Marinus

When Jens Marinus Nielsen was born on 4 October 1893, in Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Christian Nielsen, was 26 and his mother, Ane Sofie Sorensen, was 17. He married Nina Petra Henriette Vilhelmine Harder on 20 April 1946, in Grenå, Randers, Denmark. He lived in Nødager, Nødager, Randers, Denmark for about 5 years and Kolind, Djurs Sønder, Randers, Denmark in 1925.

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Jens Marinus Nielsen
Nina Petra Henriette Vilhelmine Harder
Marriage: 20 April 1946

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    Nina Petra Henriette Vilhelmine Harder


20 April 1946
Grenå, Randers, Denmark

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

Age 34

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Marinus Nielsen in household of Niels Peder Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
  • Jens Marinus Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Jens Marinus Nielsen, "Denmark, Civil Marriages, 1851-1961"

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