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 August Peter Jens

August Peter Jens

Birth
Germany
Death 22 Oct 1956 (aged 82)
Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, USA
Burial Terry, Prairie County, Montana, USA
Plot Section H Block 144 Lot 8
Memorial ID 149687992 · View Source
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Another of Prairie County's old-time residents was laid to rest following funeral services for August Peter Jens who passed away October 22, 1956 in Bismarck ND in a hospital as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident.
Mr Jens was the son of Hans and Martha Jens, born in Germany January 27, 1874, one of 12 children. He came to this county as a young lad, aged about 12 years, and settled with a sister near Davenport, IA. After a few years, he moved to Taylor ND where he worked on a ranch.
In 1903 he homesteaded near Schafer ND and in 1907 entered into a partnership with Andrew Johnston in ranching. This connection as partners laster for about eight years but their friendship continued always.
In 1916 Mr Jens moved to Montana, where he bought what was know as the Charles Furman ranch, near Terry. He operated this ranch until his retirement in 1941, after which time he lived with his son, and relatives in other states, enjoying visits with friends and neighbors and well-loved by all who knew him.
Mr Jens was married at Schafer ND on September 15, 1911 to Ella Augusta Curtis, who preceded hime in death in 1947. He is survived by their soon, Lester of Terry; three brothers, Peter of Sioux Falls SD, Hans of Nebraska City Nee, and William of Avoca MN, one grandson and many together relatives.
---The Terry Tribune 11-1-1956


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  • Created by: MT1950
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149687992
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for August Peter Jens (27 Jan 1874–22 Oct 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149687992, citing Prairie County Cemetery, Terry, Prairie County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by MT1950 (contributor 48248429) .