Carl Johannes Christoffer Jensen

23 November 1853–10 January 1934 (Age 80)
Maglebrænde, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Carl Johannes Christoffer

When Carl Johannes Christoffer Jensen was born on 23 November 1853, in Maglebrænde, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jens Christoffersen, was 31 and his mother, Rasmine Andersdatter, was 32. He married Emeline Speakman on 19 January 1875, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Maglebrænde, Maglebrænde, Nykøbing, Denmark in 1855. He died on 10 January 1934, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Carl Johannes Christoffer Jensen
Emeline Speakman
Marriage: 19 January 1875
Ada Christopherson
Eleanor Christopherson
Charles Leown Christopherson
Florence Christopherson
Lillian Emeline Christopherson
Sally Emeline Christopherson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 January 1875Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 6
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

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

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    Biography of Charles CHRISTOPHERSON

    CHARLES CHRISTOPHERSON Charles Chistopherson was born November 27, 1854 in Denmark, son of Jens (James) and Rasmine Johnson Chistopherson. He had one brother Lafe, and a sister Christine, who c …

    Sources (33)

    • Carl Johanne Christopher Jensen in household of Jens Christoffersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Charles Christopherson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Charles Christophersen in entry for Ada Critchley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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