Hannah Jensen

20 June 1853–26 September 1886 (Age 33)
Haverup, Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Jensen was born on 20 June 1853, in Haverup, Pedersborg, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Jacob Jensen, was 48 and her mother, Maren Sorensen, was 40. She married Alfred Lemmon on 2 October 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1857 and lived in Pedersborg, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1855 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 26 September 1886, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Lemmon
Hannah Jensen
Marriage: 2 October 1884
Eva Mann Lemmon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 6
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 6
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (20)

    • Johanne Sophie in household of Jacob Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Utah, Sexton's Records (Jensen, Hannah death - 1886)
    • Hannah Jensen in household of Jacob Jensen, "United States Census, 1870"

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