Denmark Jensen

24 July 1853–21 July 1937 (Age 83)
Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Denmark

When Denmark Jensen was born on 24 July 1853, in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States, his father, Mads Christian Jensen, was 31 and his mother, Maren Hansdatter, was 27. He married Lucina Johnson on 2 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to Vermont, United States in 1914 and lived in Gentile Valley, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Minnesota, United States in 1937. His occupation is listed as saw mill, farmer in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. He died on 21 July 1937, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Denmark Jensen
Lucina Johnson
Marriage: 2 December 1872
Jarvis Daniel Jensen
Benjamin Denmark Jensen
Anders Christian Jensen
Parley Pratt Jensen
Ada Melissa Jensen
Esther Lucina Jensen
Urban Jensen
Isaac H Jensen
Lola Maren Jensen
Ray Jensen
Allien Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    On May 30, 1854, the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. It allowed people in the territories of Kansas and Nebraska to decide whether or not they wanted to allow slavery within their borders. This Act repealed the Missouri Compromise of 1820.
    Age 5
    Minnesota is the 32nd state.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 22
    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


    Copied from His Diaries by Allien Neville My grandfather, Jens Christian Kirstensen, was born June 3, 1787, in W. Jerslev Sogn, Denmark. My grandmother, Maren Andersen, was born June 20, 1790, at …

    Sources (80)

    • Denmark Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Mr. Denmark Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Demark Jensen in entry for Lydia Rasmussen Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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