Christine Hansene Jensen

16 July 1881–22 September 1944 (Age 63)
Rørby, Hvidebæk, Vestsjælland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christine Hansene

Christine Hansene Jensen was born on 16 July 1881, in Rørby, Hvidebæk, Vestsjælland, Denmark as the daughter of Jensen. She married John W Van Cleve on 13 May 1901, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in South Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1910. She died on 22 September 1944, in Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, South Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States.

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John W Van Cleve
Christine Hansene Jensen
Marriage: 13 May 1901
Vera Leona Van Cleve
Albert Addison Van Cleve
Frederick Franklin Van Cleve
Mary Helen Van Cleve
Harry Ole Van Cleve
Mabel Emma Van Cleve
Florence C Van Cleve
Andrew Van Cleve
Evelyn Van Cleave
Betty Jane Van Cleve

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  • Marriage
    13 May 1901Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 1
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1884: Douglas, Nebraska, United States
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 17
    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.

    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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    Sources (10)

    • Christine Vancleve in household of John Vancleve, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Christine Jensen in entry for Frank R Haggerty and Vera L Van Clem, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
    • Christene Van Cleve in household of John Van Cleve, "United States Census, 1930"

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