When Simon Jensen was born on 11 June 1838, in Sandby, Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Jens Carlsen, was 23 and his mother, Martine Dorthea Simonsdatter, was 25. He married Kirsten Nielsdatter about 1859, in Tyvelse, Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tyvelse, Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark in 1860. He died on 27 December 1873, in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Draper City Cemetery, Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.
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 .
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