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James Jensen

Son of Peder Christian Jensen and Anne Hansen Jensen.  They crossed the Atlantic on the ship Franklin in 1862.  In the journal of Jens Christian Andersen Weibye James is mentioned as the son of Peder "Dam" (Peder's father was Jens Christian Dam.)

His given name is listed as "Jens" on the Scandinavian Mission records.

Companies

Christian A. Madsen Company (1862)Approximate age at departure: 9

Sources

  • "James Jensen," Salt Lake Tribune, 25 April 1934, 20.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1920 Utah Census
  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • European Mission, [Emigration records, Scandinavian Mission] 1852-1920
  • Source Location
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Find A Grave 

  • Source Location
  • Internet Web Site
  • History of Utah Since Statehood, vol. 3, p. 85.

  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service
  • Weibye, Jens Christian Andersen, Reminiscences and journals, in Orson B. West, Typescript collection [ca. 1982]-1987, box 3, fd. 3, 281-333.
  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah