Sarah Josephine Clausen

4 August 1829–25 December 1919 (Age 90)
Haddeby, Busdorf, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Sarah Josephine

When Sarah Josephine Clausen was born on 4 August 1829, in Haddeby, Busdorf, Schleswig, Schleswig-Holstein, Prussia, Germany, her father, Jens Clausen, was 24 and her mother, Catharina Hedevig Oelrich, was 21. She married Hans Peter Jensen on 3 March 1849, in Nørresundby, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Gadeby, Bornholm, Denmark in 1835 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 25 December 1919, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Jensen
Sarah Josephine Clausen
Marriage: 3 March 1849
Jacob Peter Jensen
Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson
Sarah Ephramina Jensen
Ephraim Peter Jensen
Huldah Amelia Jensen
Frances "Fanny" Elizabeth Jensen
Hans Peter Jensen
Alma Peter Jensen
Willard Clausen Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 March 1849Nørresundby, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 22
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 23
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    1853 · Many Called to Settle the New Area
    Age 24
    From 1853-1854, Lorenzo Snow was called with 60 other families to help settle and strength Brigham City and the surrounding area.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Holger, Bente, Ingard, Niels, Ansgar, Astrid, Bent, Bjorn, Erik, Evald, Jorgen, Knud.North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Claus , a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variants Claussen and Klausen . Compare Clauson 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hans Peter Jensen - Gehart Jensen's brother - copied from Cecelia;s Scandinavian Missionaries

    Born in Hagesed, near Holbaek, Sjaelland, Denmark; March 3 1815; joined the Babtists in 1839; located in Aalborg, Jylland, and later in Norre Sundby, where he established an iron foundry; married Ann …

    Sources (48)

    • Sara Clawson in entry for Joseph M Jenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah Jenson in household of Hans P Jenson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah J Clawson in entry for Jacob Jensen and Sarah E Stokes, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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