Joseph Julius Jensen

9 January 1862–27 May 1933 (Age 71)
Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Joseph Julius

When Joseph Julius Jensen was born on 9 January 1862, in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christian Jensen Jacobsen, was 35 and his mother, Kiersten Andersen, was 40. He married Ane Katrine Jensen on 23 June 1885, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 27 May 1933, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Julius Jensen
Ane Katrine Jensen
Marriage: 23 June 1885
Anne Violet Jensen
Joseph Christian Jensen
Alexander Joseph Jensen
Lilly Christiane Jensen
Arnold Edwin Jensen
Irven Franklin Jensen
LeRoy Goodwin Jensen
Pearl Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1885Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 1
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 19
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Annotated Bibliography of Christian Jensen Jacobsen family sources

    Here is a list of family sources compiled in one location. I hope it aids in your research and understanding of our family history! All the best, Theresia Link to Google Doc: …

    Sources (33)

    • Joseph J Jensen in entry for Unknown, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Joseph J Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Joseph F Jensen in entry for Alexander Jensen and Dora Marble Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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