Agnes Kristine Christensen

21 July 1897–December 1974 (Age 77)
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Agnes Kristine

When Agnes Kristine Christensen was born on 21 July 1897, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Thor Albinus Christensen, was 35 and her mother, Jensine Jensen, was 35. She had at least 2 sons and 6 daughters with Alfred Otto Jensen. She lived in Rutland, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Springvale Township, Humboldt, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died in December 1974, in Webster City, Hamilton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 77.

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Alfred Otto Jensen
Agnes Kristine Christensen
Mary Elfreda Jensen
Erna C Jensen
Ernest C Jensen
Ellen Jensen
Henry E. Jensen
Clara Elnora Jensen
Anita Victoria Jensen
Shirley A Jensen

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    Mary Elfreda Jensen


    Erna C Jensen


    Ernest C Jensen


    Ellen Jensen


    Henry E. Jensen


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 16

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes Kristine Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Agness Jensen in household of Alfred Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Agnes Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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