Johanna Maria Jensen

Brief Life History of Johanna Maria

When Johanna Maria Jensen was born on 13 June 1860, in Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Peter Jensen, was 28 and her mother, Bodil Marie Olsen, was 27. She died on 20 July 1863, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Peter Jensen
Bodil Marie Olsen
Johanna Maria Jensen
Ole Peter Jensen
Lars Peter Jensen
Anna Hannah Jensen
Annie Christine Jensen
Johanna Christine Jensen
James Andrew Jensen
Johana Jensen

Sources (6)

  • Johanna Maria Jensen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Johanne Marie Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Johanne Marie Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (2)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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