Anna Matilda Jensen

1 February 1859–10 December 1953 (Age 94)
Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anna Matilda

When Anna Matilda Jensen was born on 1 February 1859, in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Thomas Christian Jensen, was 41 and her mother, Karen Marie Ivarsdatter, was 42. She married Christian Viggo Smith in 1874, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Voer, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860 and Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 10 December 1953, in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Viggo Smith
Anna Matilda Jensen
Marriage: 1874
Viggo Claudius Smith
Thomas Walter Smith
Dora Mathilda Smith
Ermina Smith
La Vird Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1874Elsinore, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 9
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
    Age 27
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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 (27)

    • Mathilda Smith in household of Vigo Smith, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Anna M. Smith in entry for Vigo Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Anna M Smith in household of Vigo Smith, "United States Census, 1910"

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