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
Jensene Hansen
Marriage: 5 December 1877
Peter Otto Anderson
Laura Anderson
Gardena Arlean Anderson
Mary Jane Anderson
Clara Anderson
Wilford H. Anderson
George Nephi Anderson
Orvil Orson Anderson
Elmer Lawrence Anderson
Arthur Grant Anderson
Fairel Lucille Anderson

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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