Jens Christensen
Jens Christensen Jens Christensen

Dato - Date - DatumSted - Place - PlatsKilde - Source - Källa
Født - Born - Född:16 Jan 1838Torslev sognKilde - Source - Källa
Døbt - Christened - Döpt:16 Jan 1838HjemmedøbtKilde - Source - Källa
Død - Died - Död:3 okt 1917Spring City, Sanpete Co., Utah-
Begravet - Buried - Begravd:-Spring City Cemetery, Sanpete Co., Utah-
Bolig :-Utah, USA-

Alder - Age - Ålder: 79
Stilling - Occupation - Yrke: Præst, Missionær
Side : 916

Noter - Notes - Anteckning :
KB-1838 Hjørring amt, Dronninglund, Thorslev Sogns Kirkebog No. 2
Den 16 Januar 1838, Jens Christensen, Forældre Skolelærer Christen Jensen Weversted og Hustru Johanne Marie Madsdatter i Trye Skole
Hjemme Døbt d 16 Jan 1838.fremvist 4 Maj 1838 i Kirken
Faddere: Grdkonen Maren Andersdatter Bjer...-
kipJoh Datter: Marie Jensdatter Try Mellegaard
Grmand Niels Jensens Lille B
Ungkarl Hans Christensen Try Nørgaard

KB-1838 Dronninglund, Thorslev Parish Church book page 70 year 1838 No 2
Born 1838 January 16,th, Jens Christensen, Baptized at home 1838 January 16.th Introduced in the Church 1838 May 14.th
Parents, Teacher Christen Jensen Weversted and Wife Johanne Marie Mads-daugther living in Trye School.
Godparents,
Grdkonen Maren Andersdatter Bjer...-
kipJoh Daugther: Marie Jensdatter Try Mellegaard
Grmand Niels Jensens Lille B
Ungkarl Hans Christensen Try Nørgaard

FT-1840, Hjørring, Dronninglund, Torslev, Try Skole, Skole, 58, , FT-1840, B5852
Christen Jensen Veversted 44 Gift Skolelærer i Try Distrikt
Johanne Marie Madsdatter 36 Gift Hans kone
Lars Christensen 11 Ugift Deres barn
Mette Marie Madsine Christensdatter 7 Ugift Deres barn
# Jens Christensen 3 Ugift Deres barn

FT 1845, Hjørring, Dronninglund, Torslev, Thorslev, Trye skole en skole, 190, FT-1845, B7253
Christen Jensen Weversted 49 Gift Skolelærer Heri sognet
Maren Nielsdatter 34 Gift Hans kone Ørum sogn Hjørring amt
Johane Marie Christensen 2 Ugift Deres barn Heri sognet
Mette Marie Madsen Christensdatter 12 Ugift Mandens børn af første ægteskab Heri sognet
# Jens Christensen 8 Ugift Mandens børn af første ægteskab Heri sognet

FT-1850, Hjørring, Dronninglund, Torslev, Øster Riis, a smal farm in Torslev
# Jens Christensen 13, ugift, født i Torslev sogn tjenestekarl, Laborer

KB-1852 Hjørring amt, Dronninglund, Torslev Sogn Kirkebog
Konfirmerede nr 7
Jens Christensen bosat i Trye Skole, f. 16. Januar 1838, I kirken 4 Marts 1838
Forældre: Afgående Skolelærer Christen Jensen Væversted og Hustru Johanne Marie Madsdatter
Dom Kundskab: Meget godt og opførsel: Meget godt

KB-1852 Hjørring amt, Dronninglund, Torslev Parish Church book
Confirmation number 7
Jens Christensen living in Trye School , Born 16. Januar 1838, Baptized inyroduced in Church 4 Marts 1838
Parents: Previous Teacher Christen Jensen Væversted and Wife Johanne Marie Madsdatter
Justice, knowledge: Very well and behaviur Very well

FT-1860 Census, Hjørring, Dronninglund, Voer, Vestergaardens Skoledistrikt, Voergaard Hovedgaard Optællingsliste side 291
#Jens Christensen 23 Ugift Tjenestekarl Født Torslev Sogn, Hjørring Amt
#Jens Christensen 23 year, Unmarried, Laborer, Born Torslev parish




1861 On 2 June 1861, Jens was baptized a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Denmark by Jens Nielsen.

1863 After his baptism, he labored as a local missionary in the Vendsyssel Conference (Hjørring County) before immigrating to America in 1863 aboard the John J. Boyd. He continued his journey across the plains to reach the Salt Lake Valley (see "Jens [James] Christensen," 1).

1864 - Jens settled in Spring City, Sanpete County. In 1864, he journeyed to the Missouri River as a Church teamster to help poor Latter-day Saints reach the valley.

1865 He was endowed on 14 October 1865 in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City. He served as an elders quorum president and as president of the Scandinavians in Spring City for many years (see "Jens [James] Christensen," 1).

1877 Jens served two missions to Scandinavia. The first began when he arrived in Copenhagen on 27 November 1877. He served a year in the Århus Conference before presiding over the Ålborg Conference.

1879 He departed from Copenhagen on 23 June 1879 aboard the steamer Cato (see Jenson, History of the Scandinavian Mission, 361, 363, 366).

1879 Married in the Endowment House October 16,1879
Pioneer of 1863 Family links:
Spouse: Marie Christensen (1847 - 1934)*

1884 After returning from this mission, he was ordained a Seventy on 7 August 1884 and called to be a president of the Eightieth Quorum of the Seventy (see Mount Pleasant Pyramid, 5 October 1917).

1897 Jens served a second mission to Scandinavia in the Ålborg Conference from 1897 to 1898 (see Jenson, History of the Scandinavian Mission, 361, 363, 366).

1906 After returning to Utah, he was ordained a high priest on 6 January 1906 by Christian N. Lund (see "Jens [James] Christensen," 3).

1910 US Census, Utah, Sanpete, Spring City
Jens Christensen, Head, M,W,72,M,31,Birth Danish, Father Danish, Mother Danish
Maria Christensen, Wife, 7,W,63,M,31-5-5, Birth Danish, Father Danish, Mother Danish
Line Christensen, Daughter, 27, Birth Utah, , Father Danish, Mother Danish
Emiline Christensen, Daughter, 22, Birth Utah, , Father Danish, Mother Danish
Dora Christensen, Daughter, 20, Birth Utah, , Father Danish, Mother Danish
*)George Christensen Grandson, 6, Birth Utah, Father England, Mother Utah
*)Dolotha Christensen, Granddaughter,3, Birth California, Father England, Mother Utah

1917 He died in 1917 from general debility at his home in Spring City at age seventy-nine. His funeral services were held in the Spring City Tabernacle. At the funeral, he was recognized as "one of the leaders of the Scandinavian people in the valley" (Mount Pleasant Pyramid, 5 October 1917).

1920 US Census, Utah, Sanpete, Spring City
Marie B Christensen, 73, Widowed, Birth Denmark, Father Denmark, Mother Denmark
George Cook, Grandson, 15, Single, Birth Utah, Father England, Mother Utah
Dorothy Cook, Granddaughter, 13, Single, Birth Utah, Father England, Mother Utah



Jens Christensen

1838-1917
Residence: Spring City, Utah Co., Utah
Arrival date in Copenhagen: 27 November 1877
Missionary labors: Århus and Ålborg conferences
Departure date from Copenhagen: 23 June 1879
Name of departure ship: Cato
Birth date: 16 January 1838
Birthplace: Toje, Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark
Father: Weverstip, Christen Jensen
Mother: Madsdatter, Johanne Marie
Spouse: Olsen, Mary Hedwig
Spouse: Estmann (Vertmann, Ertrann), Anna Gertrude
Spouse: Albertson, Maria Bodel
Death date: 3 October 1917
Death place: Spring City, Sanpete Co., Utah
Burial place: Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete Co., Utah



http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=88425291
Birth: Jan. 16, 1838, Denmark
Death: Oct. 3, 1917
Spring City Cemetery
Sanpete County
Utah, USA

Created by: Penne Magnusson Cartrigh...
Record added: Apr 12, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88425291
Folketælling, efterkommere af børn fra gården Væversted, Torslev sogn

Far - FatherMor - Mother
Christen Jensen Weversted ¤Johanne Marie Madsdatter
Familie med - Marriage - Äktenskap, sambo :Børn - Children - Barn:
- Mary Hedwig Olsen -
- Anna Gertrude Estmann -
16 Okt 1879 - Maria Bodel Albertson 1882 - Anne Christenson Sterner
- Wife 4 Wife 4 - - ? ?

Jens Christensen
* 16 Jan 1838
† 3 okt 1917
Christen Jensen Weversted ¤
* 16 Okt 1796
† 22 Okt 1847








Johanne Marie Madsdatter
* Omk 1804
† 22 Mar 1841
Jens Nielsen ¤
* Omk 1743
† 11 Jun 1815


Else Olesdatter ¤
* Omk 1747
† 18 Jan 1818




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