Anders Jensen

7 May 1809–29 October 1856 (Age 47)
Grove, Brøndum, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders

When Anders Jensen was born on 7 May 1809, in Grove, Brøndum, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Jens Andersen, was 28 and his mother, Mette Larsen, was 24. He married Anne Kirstine Christensen on 31 August 1844, in Skive, Skivehus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Nørre Tranders, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1840. He died on 29 October 1856, in Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Green River, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jensen
1809–1856
Anne Kirstine Christensen
1806–1891
Marriage: 31 August 1844
Hans Peter Jensen
1842–1923
Peter Christian Andersen or Jensen
1843–1848
Michael Jensen
1845–1942
Anthonin Jensen
1847–1890

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 August 1844Skive, Skivehus, Denmark
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1814
    Age 5
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 6
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1823
    Age 14
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    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

    Sources (28)

    • Anders Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Andrew Jensen in entry for Michael Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Anders Jensen in entry for Peder Christian Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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