Jensene Hansen

22 January 1861–27 February 1944 (Age 83)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Jensene

When Jensene Hansen was born on 22 January 1861, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Jens Hansen, was 37 and her mother, Karen Andersen, was 24. She married Jens James Anderson on 5 December 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1870 and United States in 1910. She died on 27 February 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens James Anderson
1835–1906
Jensene Hansen
1861–1944
Marriage: 5 December 1877
Peter Otto Anderson
1878–1879
Laura Anderson
1879–1970
Gardena Arlean Anderson
1881–1972
Mary Jane Anderson
1884–1979
Clara Anderson
1886–1969
Wilford H. Anderson
1891–1908
George Nephi Anderson
1892–1956
Orvil Orson Anderson
1895–1965
Elmer Lawrence Anderson
1898–1971
Arthur Grant Anderson
1900–1900
Fairel Lucille Anderson
1902–1948

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 December 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco
    Age 8
    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.
    1886
    Age 25
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Sources (23)

    • Sene Anderson in entry for Orvil Orsen Anderson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Yensina Hanson in household of Yens Hanson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jennie Hansen in entry for George Anderson and Gladys Watkins, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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