Karen Jensdatter

13 February 1828–27 May 1908 (Age 80)
Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Jensdatter was born on 13 February 1828, in Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark, her father, Jens Seiersen, was 36 and her mother, Johanne Rasmusdatter, was 31. She married Niels Christiansen Jensen on 15 July 1853, in Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah Territory, United States in 1866 and lived in Tiset, Ning, Århus, Denmark in 1860 and Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 27 May 1908, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fountain Green Cemetery, Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christiansen Jensen
Karen Jensdatter
Marriage: 15 July 1853
James Christian Jensen
Anna Johanna Jensen
Andrew Christian Jensen
John Young Jensen
Mary Maren Christiansen Jensen
Karen Maria Christiansen Jensen
Soren Nielsen
Jens Jensen
Niels Christiansen
Joseph C Christiansen

Spouse and Children

15 July 1853
Tiset, Havreballegård, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 1

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 21

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Jensen in household of Niels C Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Karen Jensdatter in household of Niels Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Karen Jensdatter in household of Niels Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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