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Kirsten Petersen Jensen
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Birth: Aug. 30, 1862
Nordjylland, Denmark
Death: Aug. 19, 1953
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA

Kirsten Petersen was born in Alborg, Hjorring, Denmark, the daughter of _____ Petersen and Anna Marie Thompson Petersen. She had a younger brother, Peter, and another sister or brother (unknown). Her father died ____ . Her mother, Anna Marie, then married Jacob Jacobsen. This union had three daughters: Celia, Christine "Stena", and Petraya. When Mr. Jacobsen died, Peter Petersen assumed the paternal role and the family took the name Petersen, although the three girls maintained their legal surname as Jacobsen.

Kirsten married J. P. Jensen(in Denmark). They first lived in Whiting, Kansas.

In 1884, Kirsten's mother and three step-sisters came to America and went to Whiting, Kansas. Kirsten and J. P. had eight children (6 girls & 2 boys): Mary, Anna, Jens P., Harry, Edna, Lela, Myrtle, Mae.

The family moved to a farm near Hardy, Nebraska. 
Family links: 
  Anna Marie Thompson Petersen (1840 - 1914)
  Jens Peter Jensen (1860 - 1950)*
  Mary Jensen Goldbeck (1882 - 1969)*
  Anna Jensen Jeppesen (1884 - 1963)*
  Jens P. Jensen (1893 - 1895)*
  Harry Jensen (1895 - 1972)*
  Edna Jensen Soper (1898 - 1937)*
  Lela J. Jensen Magee (1903 - 1983)*
  Myrtle Jensen Hammett (1905 - 1999)*
  Mae Jensen McCutcheon (1910 - 1952)*
  Kirsten Petersen Jensen (1862 - 1953)
  Peter Petersen (1864 - 1921)*
  Celia Jacobsen Olsen (1876 - 1896)*
  Katrena "Stine" Jacobsen Olsen (1878 - 1905)*
  Petraye Petersen Jacobson Jensby (1881 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Spring Creek Cemetery
Nuckolls County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Lot 243, Space 7
Created by: Jean Jorgensen
Record added: Oct 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43424924
Kirsten <i>Petersen</i> Jensen
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Kirsten <i>Petersen</i> Jensen
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Kirsten <i>Petersen</i> Jensen
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