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James (Jens) Peter Olsen
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Birth: May 14, 1841, Denmark
Death: Oct. 16, 1883
Manti
Sanpete County
Utah, USA

James (Jens) Peter Olsen was born in Kalvehave, Praesto, Denmark. His parents were Rasmus and Ingeborg Hansen, or Sorensen Olsen. They left their home in Denmark on December 26, 1853 to come to Utah. Jens was 12 years old when he made the trek across the plains. On October 5, 1854 they arrived at the Salt Lake Valley. Jens spent his teenage years in Ephraim, Utah. He had four wives.In 1882 he went on a mission to Denmark. While there he became very ill and had to return home. He died at the age of 42. 
 
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 Parents:
  Rasmus Olsen (1806 - 1888)
  Ingeborg Olsen (1812 - 1883)
 
 Spouses:
  Ane Kirstine Nielsen Olsen (1844 - 1928)*
  Anna Catherine Christensen Olsen (1841 - 1928)*
 
 Children:
  James Peter Olsen (1862 - 1933)*
  Annie Olsen Johnson (1864 - 1927)*
  Lehi Christian Olsen (1873 - 1961)*
  Mary Olsen Miller (1874 - 1933)*
  Hans Christian Olsen (1880 - 1965)*
 
 Sibling:
  James (Jens) Peter Olsen (1841 - 1883)
  Kirsten Olsen Anderson (1844 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ephraim Pioneer Cemetery
Ephraim
Sanpete County
Utah, USA
 
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Record added: May 23, 2009
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James (Jens) Peter Olsen
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James (Jens) Peter Olsen
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