Ellen Knudsen Knudsdatter Jensen

11 August 1844–10 March 1913 (Age 68)
Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ellen Knudsen

When Ellen Knudsen Knudsdatter Jensen was born on 11 August 1844, in Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark, her father, Knud Jensen, was 34 and her mother, Bodil Olesdatter, was 36. She married John Nicolai Thuesen Dorcheus on 17 June 1865, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 10 March 1913, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Nicolai Thuesen Dorcheus
Ellen Knudsen Knudsdatter Jensen
Marriage: 17 June 1865
John Julius Thuesen Dorshues
Niels Oscar Thueson
Constant Thueson
Angelica Bodil Thuesen Dorshues
Caroline Thuesen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1865Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    History of Ellen (Jensen) Thueson 9 Born Augus 11, 1844

    This story has to do with the family of Knut Jensen of Luland, Denmark, more especially Ellen Jensen, born August 11 1844. The family consisted of seven girls and two boys. About the year 1858, Knut J …

    Sources (35)

    • Ellen Thueson, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Ellen Hansen in entry for John Julius Thueson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Ellen Knudsdat in household of Knud Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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