Christian Jensen Jacobsen

30 April 1826–12 August 1898 (Age 72)
Flade, Sejlstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Jensen

When Christian Jensen Jacobsen was born on 30 April 1826, in Flade, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Jens Jacobsen, was 40 and his mother, Johanne Andersdatter, was 41. He married Kiersten Andersen on 28 December 1848, in Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834 and Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 12 August 1898, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Jensen Jacobsen
Kiersten Andersen
Marriage: 28 December 1848
Jens Christian Jensen
Andrew Jenson
Severine Petrine Christensen
Joseph Julius Jensen
Jens Christian Christiansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1848Torslev, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 3
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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    Christian Jensen of Gronholt

    The typical pioneer is often thought of as being able bodied and part of a family that pulled together to develop a frontier farm. Numerous pioneers, nonetheless, didn’t fit into this mold. Some wer …

    Sources (60)

    • Christen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Jensen in entry for Annie Maria Jensen Hansen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Christian Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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