Simon Jensen

Male11 June 1838–27 December 1873

Brief Life History of Simon

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.

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Family Time Line

Simon Jensen
Annie Sophie Jorgensen
Marriage: 15 October 1865
Jens Carl Vilhelm “William” Jensen
Ana Christina Jensen
Anna Kirstine Martine Jensen
Marian Sophie Olivia Frederikke Jensen
Simon Carl Jensen Jr

Sources (55)

  • Simon Jensen in household of Jens Carlsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Simon Jensen in entry for Peter Simon Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Simon Jensen in household of Jens Carlsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1865Værløse, København, Denmark
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER Ann Weaver Brown BIRTH 5 Aug 1806 Saratoga, Saratoga County, New York, USA DEATH 24 Jun 1842 (aged 35) Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA BURIAL Draper City Cemetery Draper, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA Show Map PLOT A-23-6 MEMORIAL ID 9037266 · View Source


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 11

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    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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