James Christian Ernst Jensen

19 April 1882–27 May 1945 (Age 63)
Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of James Christian Ernst

When James Christian Ernst Jensen was born on 19 April 1882, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 33 and his mother, Marie Jensdatter, was 29. He married Mabel Campion on 14 March 1904, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ålborg, Denmark in 1890. He died on 27 May 1945, in Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Centerfield Cemetery, Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Christian Ernst Jensen
Elthera Baker
Marriage: 26 October 1918
Elthera Lucile Hutchings
Margie Jensen
Mary Jane Jensen
Joseph Ervin Jensen
Alice Mormona Jensen
James Leonard Jensen
John Orange Jensen

Spouse and Children

26 October 1918
Centerfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 14

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 18

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Christian Ernest Jensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Jens Christian Ernst Jensen in household of Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • James Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"

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