Jens Jensen Nielsen Beck Bæk

6 May 1847–8 February 1928 (Age 80)
Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Jensen Nielsen

When Jens Jensen Nielsen Beck Bæk was born on 6 May 1847, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Jensen Bæk, was 23 and his mother, Ane Olesdatter, was 25. He married Oline Marie Hansen on 2 December 1871. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867 and lived in Jelstrup, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 16 years. He died on 8 February 1928, in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen Nielsen Beck Bæk
1847–1928
Oline Marie Hansen
1852–1908
Marriage: 2 December 1871
Annie Helene Beck
1874–1954
James C Beck
1876–1910
Kirstena Beck
1878–1947
Hans Oswell Jensen Beck
1881–1963
Herbert Niels Jensen Beck
1883–1920
Newman Joseph Beck
1885–1966
Wilford Edmer Beck
1888–1888
Daniel D Beck
1889–1973
Leo Jensen Beck
1892–1988

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1871
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1849
    Age 2
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived beside a stream, from northern Middle English bekke ‘stream’ (Old Norse bekkr).English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in northern France named Bec, for example Bec Hellouin in Eure, named with Old Norman French bec ‘stream’, from the same Old Norse root as in 1 above.English: from the Middle English personal name Becke (Old English Becca or Beocca), of uncertain origin.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Becks

    Story Highlight

    Jens Nielsen Jensen Beck

    Jens Nielsen Jensen Beck and his wife Olene Marie Jensen were cousins. Jens joined the church as a teenager. He was about 19 when he and his older sister, Kirsten, left Denmark and came to America wi …

    Sources (44)

    • James Beck, "United States Census, 1900"
    • James Beck in entry for Ole Larson and Annie Beck Sorenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Jense Nielson Beck in entry for Stena Beck Fjeldsted, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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