Jens Peter Andersen

Male8 December 1856–October 1868

Brief Life History of Jens Peter

When Jens Peter Andersen was born on 8 December 1856, in Stavn, Farstrup, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Anders Christensen, was 42 and his mother, Dorthe Kirstine Nielsdatter Sondrup, was 43. He lived in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark in 1860. He died in October 1868, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 11, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Christensen
Dorthe Kirstine Nielsdatter Sondrup
Ane cathrine Andersdatter
Ane Petrea Andersen
Anders Christen Andersen
Christen Andersen Kolby
Mette Kirstine Andersdatter
Niels Andersen Sondrup
Anders Christian Andersen
Karen Marie Andersen
Nelsina Maria Andersen
Jens Peter Andersen

Sources (8)

  • Jens Peter Andersen in household of Anders Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jens Peter Andersen - death: October 1868; Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Jens Peter Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 3

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.

1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 3

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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