Knud Canute Peter Hansen Jensen

7 January 1857–3 August 1916 (Age 59)
Poulstrup, Vrejlev, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Knud Canute Peter

When Knud Canute Peter Hansen Jensen was born on 7 January 1857, in Poulstrup, Vrejlev, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Hans Christian Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Hedvig Marie Olesdatter, was 33. He married Josephine Olsen on 23 September 1880, in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860 and Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 August 1916, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Knud Canute Peter Hansen Jensen
Josephine Olsen
Marriage: 23 September 1880
Arthur Jensen
Emma Ethel Jensen
James Clifford Jensen
Peter Arrel Jensen
Rufus Canute Jensen
La Mar Jensen
Glen Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1880Ferron, Emery, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 2
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 18
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Kanute Peter Jensen in entry for Glen Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Knud Peter Hansen in household of Hedvig Marie Olesen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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