Michael Jensen

5 February 1845–27 July 1942 (Age 97)
Skive, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Michael

When Michael Jensen was born on 5 February 1845, in Skive, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Anders Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Anne Kirstine Christensen, was 38. He married Rebecca Hall before 1865, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He immigrated to United States in 1856 and lived in Milford, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1935 and Gunnison Election Precinct, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 1942, in Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Gunnison Cemetery, Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Michael Jensen
Anne Lena Petersen
Marriage: 1 January 1868
Andrew Christian Jensen
Karen Marie Jensen
Anna Lena Jensen
Frederick M. Jensen
Rebecca Jensen
Nettie Sophronia Jensen
Anthony Michael Jensen
Magdelena Rebecca Jensen
Peter August Jensen
Fredricka Dorthea Jensen
John Wilford Kaluen Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1868Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 2
    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.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 27
    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

    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 (29)

    • Michael Jensen in entry for Karen Marie Duffin, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Michael Yensen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Michael Jensen in entry for Anthony M Jensen and Martha Bohi, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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