Christena Jensen

27 August 1835–2 March 1913 (Age 77)
Elling, Åstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christena

When Christena Jensen was born on 27 August 1835, in Elling, Åstrup, Denmark, her father, Jens Sorensen, was 30 and her mother, Mariane Christensen, was 21. She married Christen Sørensen on 22 January 1858, in Skærum, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1859 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Mount Pleasant Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 2 March 1913, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christen Sørensen
1835–1906
Christena Jensen
1835–1913
Marriage: 22 January 1858
Christena Patrena Sorensen
1858–1867
Sorensen
1858–
Hannah Maria Sorensen
1861–1867
Chreston William Sorensen
1863–1960
John Peter Sorensen
1866–1940
Annie Christena Sorensen
1869–1953
Maria Christena Sorensen
1871–1955
Charles Ephraim Sorensen
1873–1874
Helene Elmena Sorensen
1875–1966
Sofia Malinda Sorensen
1877–1967
Jensena Serena Sorensen
1880–1901

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1858Skærum, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 24
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    Sources (37)

    • Christine Jensdatter in household of Jens Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Christena Jensen Sorensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Christena Sorenson in household of Peter Y Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"

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