Kirsten Marie Pederson

7 March 1859–3 January 1887 (Age 27)
Hellevad, Slesvig, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten Marie

When Kirsten Marie Pederson was born on 7 March 1859, in Hellevad, Slesvig, Denmark, her father, Peder Sorensen, was 38 and her mother, Else Jensdatter, was 37. She married Andrew Jenson on 30 August 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hellevad, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 3 January 1887, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jenson
Kirsten Marie Pederson
Marriage: 30 August 1875
Amelia Jenson
about 1870–
Andrew Alexander Jenson
Parley Peter Jenson
Mary Minerva Jenson
Eleonore Elizabeth Jenson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 4
    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.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 8
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Hjalmer, Obert, Ove, Hilmer, Iver, Knud, Lars, Selmer, Alf, Anders.Americanized form of Norwegian and Danish Pedersen or of the Swedish cognate Pedersson.English: variant of Peterson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Kirsten Mary Pedersen Jenson/Mary Jenson

    Kirsten Marie Pedersen (or Sorensen) Jenson (“Mary Jenson”) compiled by Mary F. Spencer, great great granddaughter Parents: Peter Sorensen (Bow) and Else Jensen Spouse: Andrew Jenson Born: …

    Sources (19)

    • Cristine Jensen in household of Andrew Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Mary Jenson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Kirsten M Pedersen in household of Peder Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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