Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson

7 February 1852–11 August 1923 (Age 71)
Nørresundby, Nørresundby, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Joseph Moroni Peter

When Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson was born on 7 February 1852, in Nørresundby, Nørresundby, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Hans Peter Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Josephine Clausen, was 22. He married Lucy Almeda Nichols on 5 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Salt Lake City Ward 4, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 August 1923, in Venice, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Moroni Peter Jenson
Lucy Almeda Nichols
Marriage: 5 October 1874
Joseph Moroni Jenson Jr.
Lucy Viola Jensen
Royal Leo Jenson
Sarah Maude Jenson
Jesse Scott Jenson
Ellis Claude Jenson
Myrtle Arline Jenson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1853 · Many Called to Settle the New Area
    Age 1
    From 1853-1854, Lorenzo Snow was called with 60 other families to help settle and strength Brigham City and the surrounding area.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 20
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Jen (a short form of Old French Jehan, i.e. John ) + son. See Jenkin and Janson , as well as Johnson , with which Jenson and Jeynson were freely interchangeable.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen or Jenssen .

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

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    Story Highlight

    1854: Hans Peter Olsen Company. Hans Peter Jensen, wife Sara and 4 children in this company.

    Transcript Transcript for Twede, Christian Frederick Nielsen, Autobiography: 1854 left England arrived in America April. We landed about first of April in New Orleans, U.S.A., traveled up the Mississ …

    Sources (39)

    • Joseph M Zenson in entry for Lucy Almeda Zenson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph Jenson in household of Hans P Jenson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • J M Jenson in entry for Louis F Wetzel and Myrtle A Jenson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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