Jens Peter Ipsen

13 March 1847–27 June 1873 (Age 26)
Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Ipsen was born on 13 March 1847, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Jens Ipsen, was 24 and his mother, Cathrine Elisabeth Andersdatter, was 29. He had at least 1 daughter with Ane Marie Hansen. He lived in Vester Marie, Vestermarie, Bornholm, Denmark in 1850 and Østermarie, Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark in 1870. He died on 27 June 1873, in Utah, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Jens Peter Ipsen
Ane Marie Hansen
Lovise Christine Hansen

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1851 · Brigham City is Settled
Age 4
In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 12
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

Danish: variant of Ibsen . This surname is also found in northern Germany.German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Ivo (see Iwen ).English: metronymic from the Middle English female personal name Ibb, probably a pet form of Isabel , + -son. In some instances, however, the name may be a shortened form of Ibbotson .

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

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Story of Jens Ipsen and his first wife Cathrine Elisabeth Andersdatter and their family

Jens Ipsen was born 16 February 1823 in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark to parents Jeppe Pedersen Ipsen and Anne Kirstine Jensen. He died 24 October 1904 in Mantua, Box Elder Utah. Bornholm is an island …

Sources (15)

  • Jens Peter Ipsen in household of Jens Ipsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Denmark, Births and Christenings Index, 1631-1900s
  • Jens Peter Ipsen in entry for Jens Kristian Ipsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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