Jens Peter Andersen

19 December 1833–19 November 1919 (Age 85)
Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Andersen was born on 19 December 1833, in Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Petersen, was 23 and his mother, Maria Cathrine Jensen, was 19. He married Grethe Marie Boiesen on 31 July 1857, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 5 years and Oneida, Idaho, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 November 1919, at the age of 85, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Andersen
1833–1919
Grethe Marie Boiesen
1832–1872
Marriage: 31 July 1857
Ane Marie Andersen
1857–1879
Karl Andersen
1872–
Hans Marius Boie (Jensen) Anderson
1860–1924
Maren Kathrine Andersen
1862–1863
Maren Katherine Andersen
1863–1942
Petrine Christine Bojsen Andersen
1865–
Chris Andersen
1867–1879
Peter Anders Andersen
1868–1919
Margaret Andersen
1870–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 July 1857Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1846
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 26
    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

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Andreas

    Story Highlight

    JENS (JAMES) PETER ANDERSON

    James Peter Anderson was born in Allborg, Denmark. He married Greta Boyson in 1852 and to this couple were born eleven children: Mary, Hans, Katherine and Petrine were born in Denmark; a pair …

    Sources (34)

    • Jens P Anderson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Jens Peter Andersen in entry for Peter Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Jens Peter Andersen in household of Anders Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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