Andrew Jenson

11 December 1850–18 November 1941 (Age 90)
Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Jenson was born on 11 December 1850, in Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Christian Jensen Jacobsen, was 24 and his mother, Kiersten Andersen, was 29. He married Kirsten Marie Pederson on 30 August 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 18 November 1941, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Andrew Jenson
Kirsten Marie Pederson
Marriage: 30 August 1875
Amelia Jenson
about 1870–
Andrew Alexander Jenson
Parley Peter Jenson
Mary Minerva Jenson
Eleonore Elizabeth Jenson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 9
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 25
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Jen (a short form of Old French Jehan, i.e. John ) + son. See Jenkin and Janson , as well as Johnson , with which Jenson and Jeynson were freely interchangeable.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen or Jenssen .

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

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    Sources (74)

    • Andrew Jenson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Andrew in entry for Leo Rulon Jenson and Dorothy Louise Beard, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Andrew in entry for Alfred H Jenson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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