Anders Jensen

9 February 1854–2 July 1938 (Age 84)
Ørslev, Sæbygård, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Jensen was born on 9 February 1854, in Ørslev, Sæbygård, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Jensen, was 30 and his mother, Ane Marie Madsdatter, was 28. He married Maria Josephine Hales on 4 December 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rudy, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Clark, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1920. He died on 2 July 1938, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rigby Pioneer Cemetery, Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jensen
Maria Josephine Hales
Marriage: 4 December 1879
Julia Ann Jensen
George Jensen
Harriet Eliza Jensen
Eunice Isabell Jensen
Maurice Jensen
Leslie William Jensen
Luella Jensen
Andrew Hyrum Jensen
Ralph Jensen
Charles Henry Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 9
    Arizona Territory
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 22
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Ane Marie Madsen--A vignette by Ruth M. Jensen

    [Explanation: This was written from several accounts, especially from one written by my father-in-law, Charles H. Jensen, who was the grandson of Ane Marie Madsen and Jorgen Jensen. This was first pr …

    Sources (54)

    • Andres Jensen in entry for Jensen, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Anders Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Andrus in entry for Charles H. Jensen and Golda Myers, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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