Mary Ann Israelsen

11 July 1858–3 January 1903 (Age 44)
Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Israelsen was born on 11 July 1858, in Kasfjord, Harstad, Troms, Norway, her father, Tellef John Israelsen, was 32 and her mother, Maren Dorthea Marcusdatter, was 21. She married Christen Jensen on 25 December 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Hyrum Election Precinct, Cache, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 3 January 1903, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jensen
Mary Ann Israelsen
Marriage: 25 December 1878
Mary Lovina Jensen
Christian Willard Jensen
Conrad James Jensen
Charles Eugene Jensen
Lillian May Jensen
Reuben Marion Jensen
Verner Alva Jensen
Jennie Oveda Jensen
Leo Tarlof Jensen
Elva Dorthea Jensen
Melva Ann Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1878Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · School Act
    Age 2
    School Act of 1860 which required permanent schools in both towns and rural areas.
    1860 · Andreas Bloch
    Age 2
    Birth year of Andreas Bloch. Well-known painter and illustrator. He is remembered primarily for his drawings. His works are represented in both the National Gallery and in the Oslo City Museum.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 14
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels. German Fritzi.Americanized form (and a very rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Israelsson: patronymic from the personal name Israel 1.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Israelsen, a rare cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Mary Ann Israelsen Jensen

    Mary Ann Israelsen Jensen For several years I, Carol Jean Whitaker Hubbard, a great granddaughter of Mary Ann and Chris, have longed to know about my great grandmother Mary Ann Israelsen Jensen. Onl …

    Sources (34)

    • Mary Ann Jensen, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • A Mary Jensen in household of Christian Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Ann Isralsen in entry for Guy Tillery Whitaker and Melva Ann Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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