Jens Jensen Fjeldrad
(-Bef 1850)
Johanne Marie Christensdatter
(Abt 1798-)
Hans Pedersen
Mette Kirstine Christensdatter
(1792-Abt 1866)
Jens Christian Jensen
Ane Cathrine Hansdatter

Anton Martinus Jensen


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Anton Martinus Jensen 1 2

  • Born: 4 May 1867, Hov Skov, Hals Sogn, (Aalborg), Nordjylland, Denmark 3
  • Christened: 10 Nov 1867, Hals Kirke, Hals, (Aalborg), Nordjylland, Denmark

   Other names for Anton were Anthony Jensen and Anthony Johnson.

  Research Notes:

This is vert likely the "Anthony Johnson" who appears as a boarder in J. J. Johnson's household in 1920. If that is the case, he immigrated in 1898 and was naturalized in 1902, the same years as J.J. and his wife Mary.

  Birth Notes:

"son of forest owner Jens Christian Jensen and Ane Cathrine Hansdatter."

  Christening Notes:

Son of forest owner Jens Christina Jensen and Ane Cathrine Hansdatter.
Godparents: Sailor Chr. Baugs wife Mine, Hals, girl Mette Marie Jensen Hov, bachelor Chr. Jensen, Mads Chr. Jensen and father, all from Hov.

  Noted events in his life were:

• Census: Denmark, Feb 1870, Hals, Kaer, Ålborg, Denmark. 4 Jens Christian Jensen, 48, married, house father, b. Dronninglund sogn, Hjørring amt.
Ane Cathrine Hansen, 39, married, house wife, b. Læsø
Bergithe Marie Hansen, 40, single [probably Ane Cathrine's sister], servant, Læsø
Hans Jensen, 12, single, son, Dronninglund sogn, Hjørring amt.
Jens Møller Jensen, 9, single, son, Dronninglund sogn, Hjørring amt.
Lauritz Christian Jensen, 6, single, son, Dronninglund sogn, Hjørring amt.
Mette Johanne Jensen, 4, single, daughter, Dronninglund sogn, Hjørring amt.
Marthinus Jensen, 2, single, son, Hals sogn, Ålborg amt.
Marrinus Jensen, 1, single, son, Hals sogn, Ålborg amt.

• Emigration: From Denmark to United States, 1898. The entire family - parents, brothers and sisters - emigrated to the United States around 1880. The 1920 U.S. census give 1898 as the year of Anthony's immigration.

• Census: U.S, 1920, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States. 5 Anthony Johnson, M, 65, b. Denmark, Parents b. Denmark. Living in the household of J J Johnson and Mary Johnson. Since he was about the same age as J J, he was probably Marie's (Mary in Census) brother.

• Naturalized, 1898.

• Census: U.S, 26 Jan 1920, Rodman, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States. 6 J J Johnson's farm immediately follows that of William Johnson in the 1920 census.
J J Johnson, head, M, W, 66, M, imm. 1898, na. 1902, b. Denmark, parents b. Denmark
Mary Johnson, wife, F, W, 67, M, 1898, 1902, b. Denmark, parents b. Denmark
Minnie Johnson. daughter, F, W, 25, S, b. Nebraska, parents b. Denmark, housemaid
Daniel T Urquhart, boarder, M, W. 44, S, imm. 1891, na. 1896, b. Scotland, parents b. Scotland, carpenter
Anthony Johnson, boarder, M, W, 60, S, 1898, 1902, b. Denmark, parents b. Denmark, carpenter

Minnie would marry Daniel T. Urquhart in 1921. Anthony Johnson is probably Anthony Jensen, Mary's brother.

• Census: U.S, 12 Apr 1940, Wauneta, Chase, Nebraska, United States. 7 Household:
Christine Hartzer, head, F, W, 67 Wd, , Denmark, same house 1 Apr 1935
LeRoy Hartzer, son, M, W, 27, S, Nebraska, common laborer, labor, same house
Anthony Johnson, lodger [Christine's brother], M, W, 72, S, Denmark, carpenter, building, same house


1 Personal Documents, DeWayne B. Johnson family documents & photographs.

2 Correspondence, Letters and research notes of Finn H. Thomsen.

3 Correspondence, Transcription fromHals Church records 1867-1875, # 4, provided by Finn H. Thomsen.

4 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "Denmark Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 October 2017), Jens Christian Jensen, Hals, Kær, Ålborg, Danmark; from "1870 Denmark Census," database and images, MyHeritage ( https://www.

5 FamilySearch Historical Files (,

6 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "United States Census, 1920," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 February 2017), J J Johnson, Fern Valley, Palo Alto, Iowa, United States; citing ED 192, sheet 6A, line 33, family 9, NARA mic.

7 FamilySearch Historical Files (, "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 28 September 2017), Christine Hartzer, Wauneta, Wauneta Election Precinct, Chase, Nebraska, United States; citing enumeration dis.

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