Jeppe Bentsen

17 December 1795–1 January 1872 (Age 76)
Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jeppe

When Jeppe Bentsen was born on 17 December 1795, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Bendt Jensen, was 37 and his mother, Kirsten Pedersdatter, was 37. He married Maren Kirstine Hansdatter Kofoed on 5 June 1819, in Åker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Vester Marie, Vestermarie, Bornholm, Denmark for about 5 years and Cache, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 1 January 1872, in Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Weston, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jeppe Bentsen
1795–1872
Maren Kirstine Hansdatter Kofoed
1795–1856
Marriage: 5 June 1819
Karen Kirstine Benson
1820–1821
Hans Koefod Ipsen
1822–1887
Karen Kirstine Ipsdatter Bendtson
1824–1891
Christine Benson
1826–1909
Anna Magrete Jeppesdatter
1827–1835
Jens Peter Ipsen
1829–1830
Jens Peter Ipsen Bendtsen
1831–1898
Bendithe Ipsdatter Benson
1833–1833
Jacob Ipsen Benson
1834–1835
Martha Kirstine Bensen
1837–1878
Christian Peter Ipsen Benson
1838–1878

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 June 1819Åker, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1815
    Age 20
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1815 · Manchester Dock in Liverpool Built
    Age 20
    In 1815, the Manchester Dock in Liverpool was constructed by John Foster Sr. It was an important gateway for coal and manufactured goods mainly corn and cotton. It closed in 1929.
    1823
    Age 28
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bent, Per. German Kurt, Otto.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Ben(d)t, short forms of Benedikt (see Benedict ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of Danish variant Bendtsen and possibly also of Norwegian and Danish Bengtsen. Compare Bensen 2, Benson 3, and Bentson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bentson
    Bentzen
    Benedict

    Story Highlight

    JENS NIELSEN AND KAREN BENTSEN

    Jens Nielsen was born 24 February, 1796 in Arnager, Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark, the oldest child of Niels Jensen and Martha Marie Nielsen. Karen Kirstine Bentsen was born 21 March 1824 in Aaker, Bor …

    Sources (56)

    • Jeffa Benson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Jeppa Benson in entry for Jeppa Benson, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Jeppe Benthin, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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