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 Mary Christine <I>Jensen</I> Nielson

Mary Christine Jensen Nielson

Death 1 Dec 1917 (aged 67)
Burial Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Plot A.04.02.01
Memorial ID 89321 · View Source
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Parish records for Vrejlev, Hjorring, Denmark show her birth and christening name as Marianne Kirstine Jensdatter. Her parents are Jens Nielsen and Else Terkildsdatter. Her father's name is sometime recorded as Jens Nielsen Toft.
Marianne was baptized when she was eight years.
When Marianne was 23 years old she married Niels Peter Nielsen from Vejby, Hjorring, Denmark. They were married June 20, 1872 in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were married the day before they left to come to America. They sailed from Copenhagen on the steam ship, Otto, to England. When they landed in England, they went by railway to Liverpool where they embarked on the ocean steamer "Nevada". The passenger list gives their names as Niels P. Nielsen age 23 and Stine Nielsen age 23. They arrived in New York on July 10, 1872. They traveled by train to Salt Lake City, and arrived there July 17, 1872.
Marianne Kirstine and Niels Peter raised their family in Richfield, Utah. Their children are Niels Peter, James Christian, Hannah Christine, Herman Taylor, Nephi William, Bernetta Malinda and Edgar Herbert.
This was at the time polygamy was practiced in the Church.
Mariane's sister, Johanne Marie, came to Richfield in 1880. She had two sons who were born in Denmark. Niels Peter married her on March 30, 1881. He adopted her sons, Thomas and Edvard Christian Jensen. The children born to Niels Peter and Johanne Marie are: Ammon Joseph, Alma Dorius, and Elsie Marie.
Their families helped settle Richfield. Where they were well known and respected.
Marianne and Johanne Marie's father and brother came to America and settled in Idaho. They are buried in the Mink Creek Cemetery in Idaho. Their mother stayed in Denmark.
Marrianne died December 1, 1917 in Richfield, Utah. She is buried by her husband, Niels Peter, her sister, Johanna Marie, and some of their children.

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  • Maintained by: Alta Stoker
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89321
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Christine Jensen Nielson (2 Dec 1849–1 Dec 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89321, citing Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Alta Stoker (contributor 47051499) .