Jens Jensen Marker

20 March 1822–28 February 1901 (Age 78)
Bælum, Ålborghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens

When Jens Jensen Marker was born on 20 March 1822, in Bælum, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Anna Sørensdatter, was 38. He married Ann Maria Poulsen on 19 July 1845, in Solbjerg, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Bælum, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1834 and Solbjerg, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1850. He died on 28 February 1901, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen Marker
Ann Maria Poulsen
Marriage: 19 July 1845
James Christian Marker
Solon Peter Marker
Anna Maria Marker
Andreas Jensen Marker
1851–about 1857
Poul Jensen
Joseph Jensen
1856–about 1857
Alma Marker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 July 1845Solbjerg, Ålborghus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 7
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (38)

    • Jens Jensen in household of Jens Jensen Mand, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • James Soren Marker in entry for James Christian Marker, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jens Jensen Mark, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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