Karen Marie Ivarsdatter

5 January 1817–7 July 1890 (Age 73)
Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Marie

When Karen Marie Ivarsdatter was born on 5 January 1817, in Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Ivar Hansen, was 55 and her mother, Maren Nielsdatter, was 40. She married Thomas Christian Jensen on 28 October 1841, in Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. She died on 7 July 1890, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Christian Jensen
1818–1903
Karen Marie Ivarsdatter
1817–1890
Marriage: 28 October 1841
Marie Thomasdatter
1842–1917
Mariane Jensen
1844–1899
Jens Iver Jensen
1846–1936
Michaellina Jensen
1848–1929
Niels Peter Thomsen
1851–1856
Johanne Kjerstine Jensen
1853–1940
Christian Julius Jensen
1855–1919
Niels Peter Jensen
1856–1922
Anna Matilda Jensen
1859–1953

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1841Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children

    (9)

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 1
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1846
    Age 29
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Karen Marie Ivarsdatter Jensen

    Karen Marie Iversdatter was born January 5,1817. She was the child of Iver Hansen and Maren Nielsdatter, and she was the ninth child of the couple. Three more children were born after her birth, makin …

    Sources (70)

    • Karen Marie Iversdatter in household of Hans Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • unknown in entry for Maria Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Karen Ivarsdatter in household of Ivar Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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