Jens Larsson Jenson

14 July 1827–3 January 1907 (Age 79)
Dalby, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Jens Larsson

When Jens Larsson Jenson was born on 14 July 1827, in Dalby, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Jons Larsson, was 28 and his mother, Kjersti Mansdotter, was 30. He married Elna Olsson Jeppson in 1859, in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Central Valley, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Richfield Election Precinct, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1865. He died on 3 January 1907, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Jens Larsson Jenson
Emma Caroline Rosberg
Marriage: 2 January 1874
John Roseberry Jensen
James Larsen Jenson
Annie Helena Jenson
Julia Jenson
Charles Joseph Jenson
Cora Elizabeth Jenson
Lillian Edith Jenson
Alma Oscar Jenson
Rachel Lenora Jenson
George Washington Jenson

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  • Marriage
    2 January 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 5
    Göta Canal opened.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 21
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Jen (a short form of Old French Jehan, i.e. John ) + son. See Jenkin and Janson , as well as Johnson , with which Jenson and Jeynson were freely interchangeable.Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen or Jenssen .

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

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    Sources (43)

    • Jens L Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jens L Jensen in entry for George W Jensen and Sophronia Johannah Watson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Jense Lars Jensen in entry for John Roseberry Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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