Amelia Jensen

1867–1953 (Age 86)
Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Jensen was born on 12 February 1867, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, her father, Johan Andreas Jensen, was 71 and her mother, Petra Andrea Amundsdatter, was 38. She married Fredrick William Christensen on 11 April 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ephraim Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1900 and Utah, United States in 1935. She died on 9 February 1953, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amelia Jensen
Fredrick William Christensen
Marriage: 11 April 1888
Stillborn Child Christensen
Amelia Fredonia Christensen
Gladys Marie Christensen
Fredrick Rodney Christensen
Joseph William Christensen
Hannah Rozella Christensen
Eva Andrea Christensen
Carl LaRell Christensen

Spouse & Children

11 April 1888
Logan, Cache, Utah Territory, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Ida Westerman's Story, by Ida Christensen Brimhall Westerman, as told to Montess, Madelyn and Mae probably in the late 1950's

I was born in a one room adobe house, with a shanty in the back, which they used for a kitchen them days, which was one of many, which they called Temple Row, in Manti, Sanpete County Utah May 18, 188 …

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Sources (3)

  • Amelia Jensen Christensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Amelia Christensen, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Amelia Christensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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