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Emma Emilie John Jensen
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1850
Copenhagen, Denmark
Death: Jun. 28, 1892
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

Emma Emilie John came to America before April 1876, when she married Rasmus Jensen, also a recent Danish immigrant, on 29 April 1876 in Eureka, Humboldt Co., California.

She and Rasmus had five children:

-Charles Robert Jensen, born in 1877 and who died that same year

-Alfred Jens Peter Jensen, born 1878; died 1954

-Nellie Emelie Jensen, born 1880; died 1950

-George Charles Jensen, born 1882; died 1956

-John Edward "Ed' Jensen, born 1884; died about 1943.

In a last ditch efforet to save her life, Emma was taken by buckboard out of the back country in Bridgeville, Humboldt County, put aboard a steamer at Eureka bound for San Francisco, the place where where she underwent surgery. Unfortunatley, she died on the operating table. Her body was taken back to Eureka, where she was interred at Myrtle Grove Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Johan Gotfred John (1817 - 1868)
  Caroline Emilie Reiersen John (1818 - 1860)
 
 Spouse:
  Rasmus Jensen (1852 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Robert Jensen (1877 - 1877)*
  Alfred Jens Peter Jensen (1878 - 1954)*
  Nellie Emelie Jensen Sholin (1880 - 1950)*
  George Charles Jensen (1882 - 1956)*
  John Edward Jensen (1884 - 1943)*
 
 Siblings:
  Agnes Augusta John (____ - 1927)*
  Emil Johan Johnson (1844 - 1919)*
  Dorothea Caroline John Mogensen (1848 - 1915)*
  Emma Emilie John Jensen (1850 - 1892)
  Hulda Amalie John Petersen (1852 - 1927)*
  Lydia Alvilde John Janniche (1854 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Myrtle Grove Memorial Cemetery
Eureka
Humboldt County
California, USA
 
Created by: VirginiaSholinSmallwood
Record added: Mar 03, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86185338
Emma Emilie <i>John</i> Jensen
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Emma Emilie <i>John</i> Jensen
Added by: VirginiaSholinSmallwood
 
 
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I've often thought about you, dear Great-Grandmother, wondering about you and your life. You will always be remembered.
- Virginia Sholin Smallwood
 Added: May. 27, 2012
 
 
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