Mathilde Jensen

12 April 1862–about 1880 (Age 17)
Hørby, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mathilde

When Mathilde Jensen was born on 12 April 1862, in Hørby, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Jens Andersen, was 40 and her mother, Anne Catherine Christensdatter, was 34. She died about 1880, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Jens Andersen
Anne Catherine Christensdatter
Elsie Marie Christensen Andersen
Martin Anderson
Anne Johanne Andersen
Elsine Marie JENSEN
Mathilde Jensen
1862–about 1880
Edvart or Edward Anderson
Matilda Andersen

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World Events (6)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 1
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 6
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

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

Jens Andersen family immigration

Deseret News - 3 October 1866 - last column Captain P. Nebeker's Ox Train Jensen A. [Jens Andersen] Annie C. Else M. Morganius J. Annie J. Lena, Matilda Ed

Sources (6)

  • Matilde Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Mathilde Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Jens Andersen - Immigration 1866

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