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24, 1895; Henrietta b. March, 1874, m. Richard T. Astle Oct.
24, 1895. Family home Mantua.

Married Albine Jensen Sept. 25. 1879, Brigham City, Utah
(daughter of Jens Karstiane Jensen and Annie Maria Peter-
sen), who was born March 1, 1859. Their children: Alfred
b. July 15, 1881, m. Ina Griffith Nov. 20, 1902; Lorenzo b.
Sept. 8, 1883, m. Kattie A. Carpenter Oct. 19, 1907; Nephi
b. July 21, 1886, m. Luella Esther Allender July 29, 1909;
Annie Elizabeth b. Oct. 26, 1888, m. William Kirby Feb. 13.
1907; Nellie Bodel b. Oct. 1, 1891, m. Louis J. Jensen April
12, 1911; Heber Charles b. March 9. 1894; Wilford Lavon b.
June 18. 1896; Leland Levere b. Oct. 23, 1899; Leo James b.
June 20, 1904.

Settled at Brigham City 1862: moved to Mantua, and In
1883 went to Curlew Valley, where he resided until 1886 and
then went to Star Valley, Wyo. Presiding elder of the
Grover ward from 1888 to 1889, when he was set apart as
bishop of that ward and served till 1905.

JENSEN, JAMES, JR. (son of James Jensen and Bodel Lar-
sen). Born April 16, 1864, Brigham City, Utah.

Married Hannah Eliza Hepworth Nov. 8, 1889, Logan,
Utah (daughter of Edmond Hepworth and Hannah Cowling,
pioneers 1863, Captain White company). She was born July
5, 1869. Oxford, Idaho. Their children: James Edmond b.
Sept. 13, 1890, d. Oct. 11, 1906; Jesse Lyman b. Oct. 26, 1892;
Ruben Adelbert b. Aug. 8, 1894; Willis Clifford b. Nov. 16,
1896: Maud Bodel b. April 9, 1901; Hannah Rowena b. March
27, 1903; Mabel Anice b. June 24, 1906; Ira Wilford b. Oct.
2, 1908; Lyle Hepworth b. Jan. 30, 1911. Family home

President T. M. M. I. A.; missionary to Norway 1897-1900;
high councilor in Star Valley stake; bishop Grover ward
1905; ' Sunday school teacher. School trustee 15 years.
Deputy district assessor six years.

JENSEN, JAMES CHRISTIAN (son of Soren Peter Jensen,
born Oct. 30, 1836, Glimsholt, Ugilt, Denmark, and Kirsten
Marie Christensen, born Nov. 24, 1834; married Ugilt church
Oct. 24, 1862; came to Utah July 14, 1877). He was born
Sept. 9, 1863, at Glimsholt. Came to Utah July 14, 1877.

Married Joannah Eliza Jennings Oct. 16, 1884, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Mansfield Jennings and Fanny Jane Ferris
of Springville and Levan, Utah). She was born Sept. 2,
1866. Their children: James Christian, d. infant; Jay Clalr
b. Sept. 1, 1888; Erma Inez b. March 9, 189.2; Glen Martin
b. Jan. 18, 1895; Ralph Owen b. Aug. 3, 1897; Ferris Soren
b. Feb. 5, 1902; Leo Ray b. July 26, 1906; Eva Frances b.
April 10, 1908. Family resided Salt Lake City and Heber
City, Utah.

President Y. M. M. I. A. of 13th ward. Salt Lake City
1888; secretary Granite stake Sunday schools 1897-1901.
County recorder, Salt Lake county 1897-1901. First coun-
selor in presidency of Wasatch stake. Abstractor; In-
surance; real estate and loans.

JENSEN, JAMES IVER (son of Thomas C. Jensen and
Karne Marie Iverson, both of Denmark). Born Aug. 8,
1846, in Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 5, 1867, independent

Married Inger Sejnedegaard Nielson May 22, 1868, in Den-
mark (daughter of Christian Nielson of Denmark). She was
born Feb. 17, 1845. Their children: James Iver, Jr., died;
Charles, m. Sarah Peterson; Daniel, m. Matilda Lee; Caroline,
died; Walter, m. Elizabeth Sylvester; Emma, m. Herbert Z.
Lund; Wilhelmina, m. F. Horace Guymon; Clementine, m.
John Hagen. Family home. Salt Lake City.

Seventy; missionary to Denmark 1865-67 and 1880-82;
high priest; bishop; patriarch. Merchant.

JENSEN, DR. CHARLES (son of James Iver Jensen and
Inger Sejnedegaard Nielsen). Born Dec. 21, 1872, Ephraim,

Married Sarah Peterson September, 1895. Salt Lake City
(daughter of Peter C. Peterson and Hannah Thompson of
Norway), who was born Feb. 27. 1872. Their children:
Charles Easton b. Dec. 19, 1896; Ethel b. July 23, 1901;
Dorothy b. Feb. 1906. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Seventy. School trustee, Ephraim. County physician.
Physician and surgeon.

JENSEN, JAMES PETER (son of Andrew Jensen and Bertha
Maria Jensen). Born Aug. 2, 1835, Kastberg, Randers, Den-
mark. Came to Utah 1867.

Married Mary Christina Jensen Nov. 12, 1865, Ginerup,
Randers amt, Denmark (daughter of Christian Jensen), who
was born Feb. 7, 1844, and came to Utah 1867. Their chil-
dren: Andrew, d. on North Platte Rivier; Niels, d. infant;
Mary Christina, m. N. E. Mortensen; Eliza Martha, m. Joseph
Mortensen; James Peter, m. Laura Baker; Joseph William,
m. Viola Thompson; Sarah Merretta, m. John McMaster;



Bertha Lenora, m. Joseph H. Smith; Hyrum Edward, m. Mary
Anderson. Family home Newton, Cache Co., Utah.
Postmaster six years. Farmer. Died April 6, 1901.

JENSEN, JAMES PETER, JR. (son of James Peter Jensen
and Mary Christina Jensen). Born Oct. 12, 1876. Newton,

Married Laura Baker June 6, 1901, Logan temple (daugh-
ter of Albert Mourey Baker and Edna Jane Coon of Mendon,
Utah, pioneers Oct. 2, 1847). She was born June 11, 1881.
Their children: Mabel b. March 4, 1902; Peter Raymond b.
July 16, 1903; Laura Le Rue b. Aug. B, 1904; Royal Baker b.
Oct. 1, 1905; Edna b. Jan. 26, 1908; Albert Rex b. Sept. 6,
1910. Family resided Brigham, Utah, and Malad, Idaho.

Member Sunday school board of Box Elder stake three
years; second assistant to superintendent of Malad stake
Sunday schools; bishop Malad ward from 1908. Member
school board. Corporal In Battery A, Utah Artillery, during
Spanish-American war, serving in the Philippines. Mer-

JENSEN, JENS (aon of Jens Larsen and Metta Hansen of
Sundstrup, Sjselland, Denmark). Born March 22, 1829,
Sundstrup. Came to Utah in September 1867, Mathlas
Cowley company.

Married Hannah Hansen in 1851 at Hosterkjob, Denmark
(daughter of Hans Jensen and Christine Rasmussen of
Hosterkjob). She was born April 22, 1830. Their chil-
dren: James, m. Hannah Larson; John, m. Annie Israelson;
Christine, m. Andrew Larson; Sophia, died; Emma, m.
Hyrum McBride; Joseph, m. Mary A. Christensen; Benja-
min, m. Hlena Christiansen; Martha, died.

Elder. Farmer. Died April 10, 1902, Hyrum, Utah.

JENSEN, JAMES (son of Jens Jensen and Hannah Han-
sen). Born Dec. 17, 1853, Sundstrup, Denmark. Came to
Utah in September 1857 with parents.

Married Hannah Larson Jan. 1, 1875, Hyrum, Utah (daugh-
ter of Peter Larson and Cecelia Peterson of Trode, Sweden,
pioneers 1863, W. W. Cluff company). She was born Sept.
2, 1857. Their children: Joseph b. Oct. 7, 1876, died; Amanda
b. June 16, 1878, m. Joseph J. Hall; Edith b. Jan. 6, 1881,
m. Clarence Nielsen; Hilda b. May 8, 1883, m. Estelle Smith;
Clara b. Aug. 1, 1885, m. Emery Mitton; Victor b. Nov. 10,
1887; Alice b. Nov. 22, 1889, m. Henry Danielsen; Harvey
b. Oct. 14, 1893; Phyllis b. Nov. 19, 1901, died. Family
home Hyrum, Utah.

Elder. City councilman; watermaster; member water
board; member first irrigation congress in Utah. Director
South Cache Mill Co. Farmer.

JENSEN, JENS LARSON (son of Jens Larson and Kirsty
Monsen of Sweden). Born July 14, 1827, Dalby, Scona,
Sweden. Came to Utah in October 1860.

Married Ellen Jepson in 1858 at Copenhagen, Denmark.
She was born Oct. 6, 1838. Their children: Anna Sophia
b. Aug. 12, 1860, m. Bennett Monk; John L. b. Nov. 1, 1862,
d. Infant; Emma Kirsty b. Dec. 18, 1864, m. William Jarvis;
Ellen b. May 9, 1867, m. Charles Barnhart. Family resided
at Lehi, Mill Creek and Mt. Pleasant, Utah.

Married Engre Parson in 1862, Salt Lake City (daugh-
ter of Andrew and Lucy Parson of Sweden; former came
to Utah in 1874, latter in 1861). She was born Oct. 13,
1832. Their children: Joseph L. b. March 20, 1864, m. Han-
nah Peterson; Lucy Amelia b. Aug. 3, 1865, m. Joseph R.
Hooton; Andrew L. b. July 2, 1868, d. June, 1869; Bphraim
b. Oct. 16, 1869, d. March 9, 1883; Edith Josephine b. March
1, 1872, d. Feb. 24, 1883; Mary Ann b. Jan. 28, 1876, m.
P. C. Hansen.

Married Emma C. Roseberry Jan. 2, 1874, Salt Lake
City (daughter of Charles Roseberry and Helena Erickson,
Malmo, Sweden, pioneers Sept. 4, 1869, Captain Rowley
handcart company). She was born Sept. 10, 1858, at Malm8.
Their children: John Roseberry b. Oct. 11, 1874, m. Emma
Jane Barlow; James L. b. Aug. 30, 1876, d. Jan. 17, 1906;
Anna H. b. Oct. 24, 1878, m. J. W. Lund, m. Joseph B.
Dennis; Julia b. July 12, 1881, m. Clarence Isbelle; Charles
J. b. May 6, 1884; Cora Elizabeth b. Aug. 31, 1886, d. infant;
Lillian E. b. Oct. 25, 1887, m. Clarence Isbelle; Almo O.
b. May 12, 1891, d. child; Rachel L. b. March 3, 1894;
George W. b. Feb. 22, 1898.

Missionary in Sweden; high priest; second counselor to
Bishop Greenwood, central ward, in 1891. Veteran Black
Hawk war; early settler in Sevier and Sanpete counties.
Farmer and lime burner. Died at Richfield, Utah, Jan. 3,

JENSEN. JOHN ROSEBERRT (son of Jens Larson Jensen
and Emma C. Roseberry). Born Oct. 11, 1874, Santaquin,

Married Emma Jane Barlow Jan. 12, 1899. Manti, Utah
(daughter of John and Lunes Barlow of England, former
came to Utah in 1852). She was born June 17, 1881. Their
children: Viola Hortense b. Dec. 14, 1900; Kindon Rose-
berry b. Aug. 10, 1902; Noel b. Jan. 4, 1906; Montel B. b.
April 27, 1907; Madeline b. Dec. 31, 1911. Family home
Rlchfleld, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser.

Married Dorthea Gregersen Oct. 23, 1866, at Salt Lake
City, by Edwin D. Wooley (daughter of Gregers Jensen
and Kjersten Christensen of Reersnes, Laaland, Denmark,
latter came to Utah 1868). She was born June 16, 1841,
died Feb. 23, 1913. Their children: Jens Joseph August
b. Aug. 10, 1867, d. June 16, 1868; Peter Daniel, m. Sarah
Jane Rees; Adolph Willard, m. Elizabeth James; Sophia
Kjerstlne; Anna Cathrine b. May 6, 1875, d. Oct. 12, 1876;
Hans Ephraim, m. Kirstene Marie Andersen; Josephine
Eltne b. Nov. 7, 1878, d. Sept. 13, 1879; Christian Nephi, m.
Mary Ann Blackham, who died Aug. 28, 1907, m. Marian
Lee Choate Dec. 21, 1909. Family home Ephraim, Utah.

Missionary to Denmark 1882-84; high councilor 17 years;
Sunday school superintendent; stake president high priests'
quorum South Sanpete stake. City councilman; school
trustee 13 years. Farmer and stockraiser.

JENSEN, PETER DANIEL (son of Jens Peter Jensen and
Dorthea Gregersen). Born May 17, 1869, Ephraim, Utah.

Married Sarah Jane Rees Sept. 26, 1894, Manti, Utah
(daughter of Nephi Rees and Mary Ann Jones of Wales,
Sanpete Co., Utah, pioneers 1855, Captain Murphy company).
She was born Dec. 13, 1873. Their children: Eva Dorthea
b. July 3, 1895; Dellisle Rees b. June 30, 1897; Ruby
Uarda b. Jan. 9, 1900; Daniel Talmage b. May 30, 1903,
d. April 6, 1905; Sarah Utahna b. Oct. 13, 1906; Joel Peter
b. Nov. 2, 1907; Mary Zoe b. Nov. 9, 1912. Family home
Ephraim, Utah.

Member 41st and 47th quorums seventies; Sunday school
superintendent; assistant superintendent religion classes
of Sanpete stake. County superintendent of schools Sevier
county five years; mayor of Ephraim; principal of Ephraim
public schools.

JENSEN, JENS PETER (son of Jens Christian Jensen of .
Holme, Aarhuus amt, Denmark, and Anne Marie Jensen).
Born Aug. 10, 1838. Holme, Denmark. Came to Utah Oct. 8,
1866, Andrew H. Scott company.

Married Christiane Andersen May 6, 1S66 (daughter of
Anders Jensen). She was born Sept. 10, 1832, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Mary Christiane
b. Sept. 24, 1867, m. J. P. Holmgren, 1889; Andrea Christiane
b. Nov. 6, 1869, m. Ben E. Rich 1888; James Peter b. June
28, 1872, m. Annie Anderson Nov. 24, 1897; Eleonora b.
Nov. 6, 1874; Alfred Christian b. Jan. 5, 1878, m. Elvina
Anderson 1902. Family home Bear River City, Utah.

High priest. Active pioneer. School trustee three terms.

JENSEN, JENS PETER (son of Jens Anderson and Johanna
Maria Jensen of Vensysel, Denmark). Born Sept. 4, 1831,
Vensysel. Came to Utah autumn 1867.

Married Inger Nielsen Jensen Oct. 22, 1861, first couple
wedded at Hyrum, Utah (daughter of Hans I. Nielsen and
Johanna Christina Andersen of Clausbolle, TullebOlle Sogn,
Denmark, pioneers Sept. 22, 1861, Captain Wooley com-
pany). She was born Oct. 27, 1843. Their children: Hans
P. b. Oct. 17, 1863, m. Christina Mortensen; James P. b.
Dec. 19, 1866,. m. Caroline Larsen; Johanna M. b. Feb. 9,
1868, m. Jens Peter Mortensen; Inger M. b. Feb. 12, 1870,
m. Charles R. Jensen; Hyrum b. April 14, 1872; Martha Ann
b. July 24, 1876, m. William C. Nielsen. Family home,

Seventy. Member city council. Farmer and stockraiser.
Died Jan. 20, 1889.

JENSEN, KNtTT (son of Jens Knutsen and Margaret Rass-
mussen of Torbey, Laaland, Denmark). Born 1810 in Den-
mark. Came to Utah Sept. 23, 1862, Ola N. Liljenquist

Married Boddell Olsen in Denmark. She was born 1807.
Their children: James; Anna b. Nov. 2, 1834, m. Mats Jor-
genson; Boddell b. Sept. 1836, m. Mr. Tuesen; Caroline b.
April 3, 1838, m. Peter Madsen; Dorothy b. April 26, 1840.
m. Morten Peterson; Elizabeth b. April 11, 1842, died; Ellen
b. Aug. 11, 1844, m. John Tuesen; Elsa Margaret b. April
21, 1846, and Ola b. April, 1847, died. Family home Round
Valley, Utah.

Farmer and stockraiser. Died at Round Valley, Utah, in

JENSEN, OL.OF. Born in Sweden. Came to Utah 1866, ox-
team company.

Married Alice , in Sweden. Their children: Niels, m.

Bertha Davis; Hannah, m. James Brown; Van, d. aged 27;
John, m. Melissa Davis; Christena, d. infant.

Carpenter. Died 1864, in Sweden.

JENSEN, JOHN (son of Olof and Alice Jensen). Born March
8 1863, in Sweden. Came to Utah in 1866, with father.

Married Melissa Davis Feb. 24, 1903, Price, Utah (daughter
of Alexander Davis and Mary Morrill of Junction, Utah),
who was born March 3, 1884. Their children: John William
b. Feb. 18, 1906; Lloyd Alexander b. Jan. 20, 1907; James
Howard b. Jan. 26, 1910. Family home Spring Glen, Utah.

Director Spring Glen Canal Co. School trustee. Justice
of peace. Watermaster. Farmer and sheepraiser.

JENSEN, JENS PETER (son of Hans Jensen and Anna
Kjerstine Hansen of Honsinge, Holbek amt, Denmark).
Born Dec. 12, 1846, Honsinge. Came to Utah Oct. 22, 1866,
Abner Lowry company.

JENSEN, OL.E ANDREW (son of Andres Jensen and Ane
Christens of Sjselland, Denmark). Born Sept. 21, 1839, at
Allsege, Sjselland, Denmark. Came to Utah Sept. 15, 1863,
Captain Young company.

Married Annie Maria Larsen July 4, 1863, at Florence,
Neb. (daughter of Lars Magnes and Annie Christens Peter-



sen), who was born Dec. 16, 1829, Norvenge, Denmark.
Their children: Alma L. b. July 4, 1864, m. Mary B. Jardine,
d. July 8, 1909; Annie Christena b. April 6, 1866, d. Dec. 22,
1866. Family home Clarkston, Cache Co., Utah.

Married Margaret Ann Jolley Feb. 29, 1868, at Clarkston
(daughter of John Jolley and Susan Carter of Logan, Utah).
Their children: John J. b. Jan. 16, 1869, d. Jan. 19, 1869;
Susanah J. b. Dec. 2, 1869, m. Ammi Alonzo Shumway Oct.
22, 1888; William J. b. July 31, 1871, m. Clarissa Ames Sept.

30, 1892; Mariah b. May 4, 1873, m. Phillip Ames; Ole Andrew
b. Feb. 17. 1874, d. Jan. 6, 1894; Mary b. Nov. 19, 1876, m.
Seth B. Neild Dec. 25, ; Sarah Ann b. Sept. 26, 1878, m.
Oliver Ames Nov. 21, 1896; Thomas J. b. Oct. 13, 1880, d. Dec.

31, 1905; Margret J. b. May 3, 1883, m. Orson Harmon Sept.
28, 1904; Joseph b. April 12, 1886, m. Isabella McJavin Sept.
21. 1905: Hannah Agnes b. Dec. 18, 1887, m. Willard G.
Brown Sept. 14, 1910; Ralph LeRoy b. Sept. 19, 1888; Rubin
R. b. Sept. 23, 1894; Murland Wall b. Aug. 3, 1896.

Married Caroline Margaret Nelsen Feb. 22, 1883, Salt
Lake City (daughter of Niels and Ane Hansen, Nablerod,
Sjaelland, Denmark; came to Utah in 1881). She was born
Oct. 26, 1858. Their children: Lena b. Dee. 27, 1883; Jorgen
b. Sept. 9, 1885. m. J. G. Jensen Dec. 13, 1909; Annie b. July
28. 1887; Nephi b. June 1, 1891, d. June 6, 1891; Hyrum b.
March 10, 1893; Ella Nora b. Aug. 24, 1895.

Married Caren Marie Nelsen Dec. 21, 1883 (daughter of
Nails and Ane Hansen of Nablerod, Sjseliand, Denmark).
She was born March 11, 1855. Their children: Peter b.
June 28, 1885. d. Jan. 6, 1911; Henry b. Oct. 12, 1889; Mar.y
Annie b. July 28. 1890; Ezra Parley b. Nov. 12. 1895.

Missionary to Denmark 1859-63; counselor to Bishop John
Jardine of Clarkston; high councilor Star valley stake.
Road overseer six years Uinta county, Wyo.

JENSEN, ALMA L. (son of Ole Andrew Jensen and Annie
Maria Larsen). Born July 4, 1864, Mendon, Cache Co., Utah.

Married Mary Beveridge Jardine Oct. 27. 1886, Logan,
Utah (daughter of John Jardine and Agnes Beveridge,
pioneers of Utah Sept. 16, 1859, Edward Stevenson company).
She was born April I, 1866, and died July 8. 1909. Their
children: Annie Marie b. May 23, 1888, m. Ezra Wickham
Nov. 24. 1909; Agnes Jardine b. Sept. 1, 1891, m. Jorgen G.
Jensen Dec. 13, 1909; Mary J. b. Jan. 28. 1894, m. George L.
Jones June 22, 1911; Sarah Elizabeth b. Sept. 8, 1895, d. Nov.
6. 1896; Alma J. b. Oct. 8. 1897.

Married Eldena Wilhelmina Ericksen March 23, 1910,
Logan, Utah (daughter of Bendt J. Ericksen and Anna
Sophia Danielsen of Preston, Idaho, pioneers of 1864).
Their children: Lavor E. b. Jan. 16, 1911; Reta Jensen b.
Aug. 9. 1912.

Missionary to Bingham Co., Idaho, 1886-87; assistant
superintendent Bannock stake Sunday schools 1887-1909;
bishop of Dayton ward, Onelda stake, Idaho.

JENSEN, PETER (son of Jens Jensen of Denmark). Born
1812, Skanderberg, Denmark. Came to Utah 1862.

Married Kjesten Anderson who died 1880, Moroni, Utah
(daughter of Andres Anderson), who was born 1808, came
to Utah 1862, Christian Madsen company. Their children:
Jens W. b. 1837; Ellen M. b. 1839; Andres b. 1841; Soren P.
b. Aug. 17, 1843, m. Maren Christensen, m. Dorthea Fulken-
sen, m. Martina Ring; Andres b. Dec. 4, 1844; Christian b.
1846; Karen K. b. 1848. Family home Moroni, Utah.

Died 1872, Moroni, Utah.

JENSEN, SOREN P. (son of Peter Jensen and Kjesten Ander-
son). Born Aug. 17, 1843, Farre, Denmark.

Married Maren Christensen Nov. 8, 1866, Ephraim, Utah
(daughter of Christian Christensen and Kjesten Nielsen,
latter came to Utah 1863). She was born April 12, 1846.
Jersley, Denmark. Their children: Mary K. b. Jan. 18, 1868,
m. Jens Sundrup 1888: Peter R. b. Aug. 29, 1869, m. Anna
C. Christensen 1892; Maria b. Jan. 26. 1872, m. James E.
Larsen 1893; Christian R. b. Sept. 24, 1874; Hyrum b. March
10. 1876, d. Sept. 25, 1882; Soren P. b. Feb. 17, 1878. m. Laura
Abbott 1903; El vena N. b. Sept. 18, 1882, m. Ras C. Larsen
1900; Carrie Mabel b. May 8, 1888, d. Sept. 1888. Family
home Ephraim, Utah.

Married Dorthea Fulkersen (daughter of Christian
Fulkersen and Ersger Hansen), who was born Aug. II
1863. Their children: Sedonla b. July 18. 1889; Elmer b
June 25, 1891; Wilford b. March 15, 1893. Family home

Married Martina Ring Sept. 8, 1897, Manti, Utah (daugh-
ter of Peter Martin Ring and Gonelda Christensen), who
was born May 11, 1864, Aarhus, Denmark. Their children:
Harold M. b. Sept. 23, 1903; Gonelda M. b. Jan. 21, 1908.

Black Hawk Indian war veteran. Assisted in bringing
Immigrants to Utah. Missionary to Europe 1889-90; high
priest; ward teacher.

JENSEN, PETER (son of Jens Madsen, born April 17, 1793,
Sneilerup, Holbeck, Denmark). He was born Nov. 27, 1836,
Snellerup, Denmark. Came to Utah September, 1860.

Married Annie M. Hansen (daughter of Soren Hansen and
Annie Jensen, pioneers Sept. 30, 1862, Joseph Home com-
pany). She was born June 27. 1835, in Denmark, and came
to Utah with husband. Their children: Annie Christena b.
Aug. 17, 1859; Lena C. b. Aug. 20, 1861, m. Martin M. Jensen;
Prter b. Nov. 11. 1863, m. Christena Larsen Dec. 29, 1886:
Hyrum b. May 2. 1866; Joseph b. Nov. 29, 1868, m. Mantina
Keller April 16, 1890; Lewis b. April 6, 1871; James b. April
6. 1874, m. Sarah Jeppsen April 8. 1897; Annie M. b. Dec. 17,

1879, m. Alvin Keller. Family home Mantua, Box Elder
Co., Utah.

Assistant superintendent of first Sunday school organized
at Mantua ward; second and later first counselor to the first
bishop of Mantua ward; missionary to Scandinavia. School
teacher; justice of peace; school trustee; superintendent
and manager of the Co-op store 12 years; county assessor.
Died Nov. 24, 1897.

JENSEN. JOSEPH (son of Peter Jensen and Annie M. Han-
sen). Born Nov. 29, 1868, Mantua, Utah.

Married Mantina Keller April 16, 1890, Logan. Utah
(daughter of James Keller and Margaret Larsen, who re-
sided at Mantua, Brigham and Garland, Utah). She was
born March 3, 1870.

Second assistant superintendent Mantua Sunday school
Jan. 14, 1894, first assistant March 19, 1899, superintendent
April 21, 1901; ward chorister 1895 to 1902; second coun-
selor in bishopric of Garland ward, until the organizing
of Bear river stake, when he was chosen second counselor
to the president of that stake. Succeeded his father as
superintendent and manager of the Mantua Co-op store,
which business he successfully managed for a number of
years. School trustee. Clerk Box Elder county Nov. 6,
1900, and again Nov. 4, 1902. Moved to Brigham City, De-
cember, 1902. Moved to Garland, Utah, 1906, where with his
three brothers, organized the company of Jensen Brothers,
dealers in lumber, furniture and hardware, also operating
a large dry farm in the Blue Creek Valley. Member board
of trustees Garland.

JENSEN, PETER. Cama to Utah with oxteam company.

Married Mary , in Denmark. Their children: Mar-
garet, m. Hans Thunnison; Rasmus, m. Ingre ; Jens, m.

Dorothy Petersen, m. Elvena Bj Hans; m. Margaret .

Family home in Denmark.

Farmer. Died at Gunnison, Utah.

JENSEN, JENS (son of Peter and Mary Jensen).

Married Dorothy Petersen at Salt Lake City. Their chil-
dren: Mary Dorothy, m. D. W. Woolsey; Lena, d. aged 4
years; Anne Josephine, m. Harrison Edwards, Jr.; Eliza
Andrea, m. Andrew -Hamilton Kearns; James Peter, d. aged
21 years; Matilda Eleanor b. Jan. 14, 1878, m. Orson Hyrum
Lowry July 20, 1897; Isabel b. 1880, d. aged 1 year; Francis
Marion; Lydia, m. Mark Brewer. Family home Gunnison,

Married EJvena Bj at Manti, Utah. Their children: Ruby;
Herold, d. aged 6 years; Heber; Edna. Family home Center-
field, Utah.

President elders quorum 25 years; choir leader at Gun-
nison. School trustee. Farmer. Died in 1906.

JENSEN, PETER (son of James A. Christensen and Johannah
Larsen of Bybyarg, Denmark). Born July 16, 1831, at
Bybyarg. Came to Utah Sept. 12, 1863, John R. Young
independent company.

Married Bodelia Marie Jacobson Feb. 12, 1859, in Denmark
(daughter of Ole Jacobson and Ana Poulsen of Gjorlewby
Frederiksborg, Denmark, pioneers Sept. 12, 1863, John R.
Young independent company). She was born July 8, 1839.
Their children: Johannah Maria b. June 1860, d. July 1863
on plains; Ole Peter b. June 27, 1863, m. Eliza Whitehead;
Lars P. b. Nov. 24, 1864, m. Margarett V. Hymas; Anna Han-
nah b. April 6, 1866, d. May 1866; Annie Christena b. Aug.
10, 1867, m. Abel Smart; Johannah Christena b. Oct. 9, 1868,
m. Alanzo Cook; James A. b. May 16, 1870, m. Johannah

Married Marie Sorenson in 1870, Ovid, Idaho (daughter
of Lars P. Sorenson and Gertrude M. Gregersen. of Vesster-
hassing, Aalborg, Denmark, pioneers 1869). She was born
March 18, 1852. Their children: Georgina Sicllia b. Jan.
17, 1882, m. John Osborne; Christian Peter b. Sept. 24. 1883,
m. Rebecca Hymas; Lorenzo Wilford b. April 6, 1886, m.
Minnie Hymas; Mary Bodelia b. Dec. 13. 1888; Alvin Hana
b. Dec. 27, 1S91. Family resided at Ovid, Idaho.

Bishop of Ovid ward nearly 16 years. Postmaster many

JENSEN, LARS P. (son of Peter Jensen and Bodella Marie
Jacobson). Born Nov. 24, 1864, Ovid, Idaho.

Married Margarett V. Hymas Oct. 19, 1887 (daughter of
William Hymas and Mary Edwards, pioneers Sept. 26, 1862,
James Wareham company). She was born March 4, 1870.
Their children: Maggie Ann b. Sept. 9, 1888. m. Arthur
Peterson; Lars William b. April 20, 1890, m. Ethel Findley;
Asa Ray b. April 16, 1892, m. Venice Johnson; Ethel b. Dec.
10, 1893; Archie b. March 8. 1896; Charles Telbert b. Feb.
19, 1898; Idell b. Feb. 2, 1900; Leda b. April 10, 1903; Alfred
Ona b. Feb. 10, 1907; La Vaun b. Dec. 8. 1910; Dean Wesley
b. Sept. 9, 1912. Family home Ovid, Idaho.

Missionary to Denmark two years; high councilor, Bear
Lake stake and superintendent Ovid Sunday school for
many years.

JENSEN, PETER CHRISTIAN (son of Christian and Boletta
Jensen of Svenstrup, Denmark). Born Feb. 18, 1833,
Svenstrup. Came to Utah Oct. 6, 1854, Hans Peter Olsen

Married Mary Anderson in Oct. 1863. Thornbergh, Den-
mark (daughter of Christian Anderson and Caroline Ander-
son of Svenstrup, pioneers 1861). She was born Aug.
16, 1826. Their children: Ingerbor; Mary Christena; Heber

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