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Jensen, Christen, 1848-1932

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1848-1932

Christen Jensen (1848-1932) was a Mormon businessman, banker, and ecclesiastical leader in Utah and Colorado. He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Denmark between 1878 and 1881.

Citation

Day book kept by Christen Jensen Weaver, 1878-1881: p. 1 (Christen Jensen)

Brigham Young University, L. Tom Perry Special Collections worksheet, Oct. 6, 2010 (Mormon missionary to Denmark, 1878-1881)

Conquerors of the West, 1999: p. 1234 (Christen Jensen; b. Oct. 28, 1848 in Farre, Denmark; d. Oct. 31, 1932 in Manassa, Colo.; joined Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1861; emigrated to Utah in 1862; worked as a teamster, co-owner of flour mill; moved to Colorado, served as an ecclesiastical leader and banker)

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Christen Jensen day book

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1295
Scope and Contents Handwritten diary by Jensen describing his experiences while serving as a missionary for the Mormon Church in Denmark. Also includes a list of accounts of contributions to the church. Diary kept during Jensen's missionary service between 1878 and 1881.
Dates: 1878-1881