Jacob Lewis Jensen

4 August 1852–24 July 1946 (Age 93)
Nørrebroen, Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jacob Lewis

When Jacob Lewis Jensen was born on 4 August 1852, in Nørrebroen, Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Larsen, was 42 and his mother, Christiane Jacobsdatter, was 36. He married Ellen Maria Rhodes on 8 January 1872, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Multnomah, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and Gilbert, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1946, in Milwaukie, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Multnomah Park Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Jacob Lewis Jensen
Charlotte Marie Johnson
Marriage: 1877
Louis Franklin Nelson
Geraldine Nelson
Lillian May Nelson
Mary Anette Nelson
Leola Millicent Nelson
William Murray Nelson
Judith Pearl Nelson

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  • Marriage
    1877Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Earliest Known Burial: Henry G Byars BIRTH 8 Jul 1854 Clark County, Washington, USA DEATH 11 Jun 1857 (aged 2) Saint Johns, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA BURIAL Multnomah Park Cemetery Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA MEMORIAL ID 44226273
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 7
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 29
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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

    SINE LARSEN OVERSON: A LIFE HISTORY, compiled by a granddaughter, Manilla Overson Moulton (no date)

    Sine Larsen was born in Denmark June 1, 1842 in Fredricksharen, Hjoring County. She was a daughter of Christiana Marie Jacobson and James Larsen. When she was about eighteen years of age, her parent …

    Sources (25)

    • Jakob Laurits Jensen in household of Søren Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Jacob L Nelson, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Jacob Lauritz Jensen in household of Jens Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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