Jørgine Mathilde Jenson

Female14 February 1876–15 October 1966

Brief Life History of Jørgine Mathilde

When Jørgine Mathilde Jenson was born on 14 February 1876, in Råna, Nordland, Norway, her father, Ole Johan Jensen, was 46 and her mother, Kirsten Jonsdatter, was 45. She married Ole Pedersen Akre on 11 December 1895. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1881 and lived in Veblen, Marshall, South Dakota, United States for about 20 years and United States in 1966. She died on 15 October 1966, in Marshall, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Veblen, Marshall, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Pedersen Akre
Jørgine Mathilde Jenson
Marriage: 11 December 1895
Wilhelmine Caroline "Minnie" Akre
Palmer Melvin Akre
Emma Akre
Oscar Clarence Akre
Julia Akre
Arthur Akre
Olive Akre
Olive Akre
Gladys Esther Akre
Mildred Akre
Alice Evelyn Akre

Sources (26)

  • Jorgena Jenson in household of Ole Jenson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jorgine M. Jensen Akre, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mrs Ollie Jorgine Akre, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1895
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Mills, Dakota Territory, United States 1879: Brown, Dakota Territory, United States 1889: Brown, Dakota, United States

    1882 · Sigrid Undset

    Age 6

    Birth year of Sigrid Undset. Norwegian novelist who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1928. Her best-known work is Kristin Lavransdatter.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 24

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Jen (a short form of Old French Jehan, i.e. John ) + son. See Jenkin and Janson , as well as Johnson , with which Jenson and Jeynson were freely interchangeable.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen or Jenssen .

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

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