Johanne Kjerstine Jensen

4 August 1853–19 April 1940 (Age 86)
Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johanne Kjerstine

When Johanne Kjerstine Jensen was born on 4 August 1853, in Sæby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Thomas Christian Jensen, was 35 and her mother, Karen Marie Ivarsdatter, was 36. She married Andrew L Andersen on 31 October 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1866 and lived in Salem, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Rexburg Election Precinct 1, Madison, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died on 19 April 1940, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew L Andersen
Johanne Kjerstine Jensen
Marriage: 31 October 1870
Andrew Andersen
Johannah Caroline Andersen
Albert Louis Andersen
Thomas Andrew Andersen
Mary Elizabeth Andersen
James Christian Andersen
Stella Lydia Anderson
Archie Francis Andersen
Omra Rubert Andersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 October 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 11
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 23
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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

    Johanna's Trail Excerpt from the Abner Lowry Company

    We went directly to a little place in Nebraska called Wyoming, where many saints remained until they could accumulate enough money to proceed on to Utah. We stayd in Nebraska to until the following ye …

    Sources (32)

    • Johanna C Anderson in household of John Richard Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Johanna C. Jensen in entry for Amra R. Anderson and Harriet Ricks, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Stena Jenson in entry for Hannah Caroline Neilson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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