Kirsten Jensen

29 August 1835–19 December 1908 (Age 73)
Blans, Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Jensen was born on 29 August 1835, in Blans, Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Peder Jensen, was 24 and her mother, Kirsten Jensdatter, was 22. She married Jens Nielson on 4 October 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Stokkemarke, Lollands Sønder, Maribo, Denmark in 1840. She died on 19 December 1908, in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Nielson
Kirsten Jensen
Marriage: 4 October 1857
Jens Nielson
Hans Joseph Nielson
Jense Peter Nielson
Margaret Christine Nielson
John Nielson
Francis Nielson
Lucinda Diantha Nielson
Caroline Nielson
Hyrum Nielson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 24
    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, 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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    Story Highlight

    Hans Joseph Nielson

    Hans Joseph Nielson (Notes written by Albert R. Lyman, 21 March 1958) (Incidents told by Lydia Redd, 22 January 1966) (Diary written by Hans Joseph now in possession of Lydia Redd) (Date of writing …

    Sources (29)

    • Kirsten Pedersdatter in household of Peder Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Kisten Jensen in entry for Margaret Nielson Adams, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Kirsten Pedersdatter in household of Peder Jensen Granner, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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