Lars Peter Jensen

22 November 1851–14 December 1943 (Age 92)
Ørslev, Sæbygård, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Jensen was born on 22 November 1851, in Ørslev, Sæbygård, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Jensen, was 28 and his mother, Ane Marie Madsdatter, was 26. He married Anna Jo Hannah Mortensen on 12 June 1879, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1863 and lived in Clinton, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Mapleton, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 14 December 1943, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Peter Jensen
Anna Jo Hannah Mortensen
Marriage: 12 June 1879
William Jensen
Mary Christina Jensen
Hannah Olene Jensen
Lars Jensen
Andrew Jensen
Franklin Martin Jensen
Le Roy Jensen
Irven Joseph Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1879Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 24
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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

    Ane Marie Madsen--A vignette by Ruth M. Jensen

    [Explanation: This was written from several accounts, especially from one written by my father-in-law, Charles H. Jensen, who was the grandson of Ane Marie Madsen and Jorgen Jensen. This was first pr …

    Sources (28)

    • Lars Jensen in entry for Jensen, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Lars P Yenson, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lars P Jensen in entry for Irvin Joseph Jensen and Minnie Othelia Jones, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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