Poul Powell Johnsen Jensen

28 March 1839–20 November 1927 (Age 88)
Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Poul Powell Johnsen

When Poul Powell Johnsen Jensen was born on 28 March 1839, in Maribo, Denmark, his father, Marcus Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Ane Margretha Rasmussen Lindhartsen, was 30. He married Melissa Ann Stratton on 8 October 1863. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880 and Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 20 November 1927, in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Poul Powell Johnsen Jensen
Melissa Ann Stratton
Marriage: 8 October 1863
Harriet Ann Johnson
Minnie Mellissa Johnson
Mary Elizabeth Johnson
Powell Edward Johnson
James Marcus Johnson
Albert Johnson
Zoe Bell Johnson

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  • Marriage
    8 October 1863
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 8
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (34)

    • William P Johnson in entry for Minnie Malissa Killian, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Powell Johnson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Poul Johnson in entry for William Johnson and Theo Hansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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