26 January 1854–23 July 1938 (Age 84)
Tranbjerg, Havreballegård, Denmark
When James Christian Jensen was born on 26 January 1854, in Tranbjerg, Havreballegård, Denmark, his father, Niels Christiansen Jensen, was 27 and his mother, Karen Jensdatter, was 25. He married Elizabeth Collard on 4 November 1878, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tranbjerg, Tranbjerg, Ning, Århus, Denmark in 1855 and Tiset, Ning, Århus, Denmark in 1860. He died on 23 July 1938, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
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James Christian Jensen came to America when he was nine years old. He married Elizabeth Collard and settled in Castle Dale, Utah. At this time he was a sheepherder and one day while up in the mounta …