Peder Jensen

27 November 1836–24 November 1897 (Age 60)
Sneglerup, Grevinge, Dragsholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Peder

When Peder Jensen was born on 27 November 1836, in Sneglerup, Grevinge, Dragsholm, Denmark, his father, Jens Madsen, was 43 and his mother, Ane Larsen, was 42. He married Anna Marie Sorensdatter on 9 March 1859, in Vig, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880 and Fairview Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1880. He died on 24 November 1897, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Mantua Cemetery, Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peder Jensen
1836–1897
Anna Marie Sorensdatter
1835–1909
Marriage: 9 March 1859
Anne Christine Jensen
1859–1860
Nicoline Christine Madsen
1861–1927
Peter Jensen
1863–1947
Hyrum Jensen
1866–1949
Anna Marie Jensen
1866–1946
Joseph J Jensen
1868–1938
Louis J Jensen
1871–1874
James Christen Jensen
1874–1915
Niels P Jensen
1876–1876
Annie Marie Jensen
1878–1956

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 March 1859Vig, Holbæk, Denmark
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1851
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1851: Shelby, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 21
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    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

    Story Highlight

    Peter or Peder Jensen

    Peter Jensen and Anne Marie Hansen Peter Jensen was born at Sneglerup, Holbaek, Denmark on 27 November 1836 the son of Jens Madsen and Ane Larsen. His father died when he was only three years old. He …

    Sources (43)

    • Peter Jensen in household of Jakob Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Peter Jensen, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • Peter Jenson in entry for Nicholina Christena Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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