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
Anne Kirstine Christensen
Marriage: 31 August 1844
Hans Peter Jensen
Peter Christian Andersen or Jensen
Michael Jensen
Anthonin Jensen

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    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.

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    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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