17 September 1816–11 January 1905 (Age 88)
Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
When Jens Andreas Ovesen was born on 17 September 1816, in Mosbjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ove Andersen, was 44 and his mother, Anne Maria Jensdatter, was 42. He married Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter on 21 April 1840, in Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 15 years and Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 January 1905, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.
Jens Andreas Oveson, our ancestor, came to Utah in 1863, sixteen years after the earliest pioneers reached Salt Lake Valley. He was one of the earliest pioneers in Sanpete County, making his home in E …
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