Hans Peter Jensen

24 June 1829–10 June 1911 (Age 81)
Hals, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Jensen was born on 24 June 1829, in Hals, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Peter Jensen, was 33 and his mother, Ane Margrethe Pedersdatter, was 32. He married Maren Eriksen on 15 March 1854, in At Sea. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1868. He died on 10 June 1911, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Hans Peter Jensen
Cecelia Marie Jorgensen
Marriage: 29 December 1859
Mary Louise Jensen
Hans Peter Jensen
Marinus Jensen
Annie Christency Jensen
Caroline Jensen
Gertrude Sophia Jensen
Sophronie Jensen
Margarete Jensen
Hilda Jensen
Malinda Jensen
May Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1859Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 18
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 30
    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.

    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.

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    Hans Jensens Autobrography

    LIFE WRITINGS OF HANS JENSEN (HALS) Born in the town and parish of Hals 25 June 1829 Aalborg County, Denmark Randers, 16 December 1867 Because I didn't know, while in my childhood, the necessity of k …

    Sources (43)

    • Hans Peter Jensen in entry for Malinda Schultz, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hans Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Hans Jensen in entry for Soren Peter Jensen and Margaret Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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