Hans Brigham Jensen

5 February 1864–18 September 1948 (Age 84)
Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Brigham

When Hans Brigham Jensen was born on 5 February 1864, in Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Heinrich Peter Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Johanna Marie Jorgensen, was 29. He married Christena Sorensen on 23 December 1889, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 9, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 18 September 1948, in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Riverton, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Brigham Jensen
1864–1948
Mary Emily Butterfield
1877–1964
Marriage: 29 January 1902
Myrtle Marie Jensen
1902–1970
Nona Elizabeth Jensen
1905–1968
Mahonri Brigham "Hon" Jensen
1908–1987
Pearl Maretta Jensen
1910–1987
Mary Farmer Jensen
1912–1961
Henrick ( Henry ) Peter Jensen
1914–1997
Rintha Sarah Jensen
1920–1933
Ruth Minnie Jensen
1920–2000

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 January 1902Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1865
    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1867
    Age 3
    End of transportation to Western Australia.
    1886
    Age 22
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    Story Highlight

    HISTORY OF HANS BRIGHAM JENSEN AND MARY EMILY BUTTERFIELD

    by Pearl J. Palmer, a daughter, July 1969 Hans Brigham Jensen, the sixth child of Henrick Peter Jensen and Johanna Marie Petersen, was born 5 February 1864 at Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark. His father w …

    Sources (56)

    • Hans Brigham Jensen in entry for Mahonni Brigham Jensen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Brigham Jensen in household of Hendrik Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hans P in entry for Henry Farrell Lloyd and Mary Farmer Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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