(Maren Kirstine Jensdatter (Mary Christina Jenson))
(Mary Christina Jenson)

  • Born 9 October 1854 - Ruds-Vedby, Holbaek, Denmark
  • Baptized 5 November 1854 - Ruds-Vedby, Holbaek, Denmark
  • Deceased 25 March 1882 - Jamestown, Cloud, Kansas,aged 27 years old


 Spouses and children


On the side of Jens Petersen 1821-1900


Individual Note

On the Ruds-Vedby Parish Record, FHL film #049433, Maren is 15 1/2 years old. Indirect Immigration record, FHL film #898565, 1870 (from Copenhagen) from Vedby, she is 16 years old. Jens is 48 years old; Ingeborg is 22. and they are listed as married and from Vidby Parish.

In America, she is known as Mary Christina Jenson.
1880 U.S. Census shows her as Marie; census place - Buffalo, Cloud County, Kansas.

Obituary: ..."was engaged in herding cattle, when the pony she was riding became frightened at some object, and quickly shied to one side, throwing her violently to the earth and inflicting injuries from which, after two weeks of intense suffering she died." ... (She was expecting her second child)
At the time of her death she was living three miles east of Jamestown, Kansas.

1900 U.S. Census listing daughter, Allie, states that Allie's mother came from Sweden.

Family Note

Copy of Marriage License

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Peder Jensen 1769- Bodel Andersdatter, Johannesdatter 1779-  

Jens Petersen 1821-1900 Johanne Kirstine Rasmussdatter ca 1833-

Maren Kirstine Jensdatter, (Mary Christina Jenson) 1854-1882