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Olive Matilda Jensen

Olive Matilda Jensen

Female 1841 - 1908  (66 years)

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  • Name Olive Matilda Jensen  [1, 2
    Born 26 Oct 1841  Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Baptized (LDS) 6 Jan 1869  [3
    Endowed (LDS) 11 May 1874  EHOUS - Endowment House Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmstead Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson farm Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bergeson Box Elder with plaque
    Bergeson Box Elder with plaque
    Box Elder Tree planted by Niels and Olive Matilda on their Lewiston farm with plaque dated 1875.
    Bergeson Box Elder
    Bergeson Box Elder
    Box Elder Tree planted by Niels and Olive Matilda on their Lewiston Farm.
    Died 1 Apr 1908  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Matilda Bergeson death certificate
    Matilda Bergeson death certificate
    Buried 2 Apr 1908  Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
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    • (Research):Maiden Name: Jensen [Information provided by client.]

      1841 October 26 - Birth. [Information provided by client; month and year agree with the 1900 census.]

      1863 April 4 - Marriage. [Information provided by client.]

      1870 August 1 - Immigration. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957," Ancestry.com (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc., 2010), Niels Bergeson with wife and three children, 1 August 1870, S.S. Minnesota, <http://www.ancestry.com>, subscription database, accessed October 2010. Mathilda Bergeson, 29y, female, wife, from Germany

      1880 U.S. Federal Census for Logan, Cache County, Utah, ED 13, Pages 25-26, Dwelling 64, Family 68, Niels Borgersen household. Matilde Borgersen, white, female, 39y, wife, married, keeping house, Denmark, Denmark, Denmark

      1894 Feb 10 - Divorce. [Information provided by client.]

      1900 U.S. Federal Census for Lewiston, Cache County, Utah, ED 76, Sheet 6A, Dwelling 89, Family 91, Joseph Bergeson household. Ma[tilda] Bergeson, head, white, female, b. Oct 1841, 58y, widow, mother of 11 children, 11 still living, Denmark, Denmark, Denmark, farmer

      1908 April 1 - Death. "Utah Death Index, 1905-1951," Ancestry.com (Online: Ancestry.com, Inc., 2010), Matilda Bergeson, 1 April 1908, Cache County, <http://www.ancestry.com>, subscription database, accessed October 2010. Matilda Bergeson, d. 1 Apr 1908, State File Number: 1908001411, female, 67y, County of Death: Cache

      1908 April 4 - Burial. [Information provided by client.]
    Person ID I4  Bergeson Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2011 

    Father Jens Olsen,   b. Abt 1801,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship Biological 
    Mother Julianne Marie Eiberg 
    Relationship Biological 
    Sealed P (LDS) 28 Mar 1962  SLAKE - Salt Lake Temple Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F11  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Niels Bergeson,   b. 29 Feb 1840, Glumslöv, Malmohus, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1925, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 4 Apr 1863  Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson and Olive Matilda Jensen (inset) married in 1863 in Ordrup, Denmark. They had 15 children. Both Dagmar and Niels Benjamin died in Denmark, she at seven months and he at four months. Oliver died at birth in Lewiston, Utah. William Erastus was just over one year of age when he died in Lewiston. This photo shows the 11 living children.

    (L/R) First Row:
    Julia Christine, Ephraim, Niels, Frederick Niels, Mary Josephine.


    Second Row:
    Albert, Arthur, John Lawrence, Ira, Charles, Joseph, James.



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    Bergeson Maternity Home
    Bergeson Maternity Home
    This pencil drawing by Jane O'Keefe, shows the original home of Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson in southeast Lewiston, Utah, which they occupied after moving from the dugout in the same area. Later it became a maternity home and Jane Reader Bergeson ran the home from 1939 to 1949, assisting in the birth of over 100 babies.



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    Sealed S (LDS) 11 May 1874  EHOUS - Endowment House Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Josephine Bergeson,   b. 9 Dec 1863, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1947, of, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     2. Dagmar Bergeson,   b. 11 Dec 1864, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1865, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Julia Christine Bergeson,   b. 12 Apr 1866, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1941, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +4. Frederick Niels Bergeson,   b. 15 Jan 1868, Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1954, of, Bannock, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +5. Ephraim Bergeson,   b. 15 May 1871, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1940, of, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +6. Joseph Bergeson,   b. 7 Sep 1872, Logan, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1948, , Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. John Lawrence Bergeson,   b. 7 Nov 1874, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1951, of Boise, Ada, Idaho, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +8. James Bergeson,   b. 27 Jul 1876, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1949  (Age 72 years)
     9. Charles Bergeson,   b. 7 Feb 1878, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1919, , Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +10. Albert Bergeson,   b. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1964, , , Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     11. Oliver Bergeson,   b. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Nov 1879, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +12. Arthur Bergeson,   b. 5 Apr 1881, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1955, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     13. William Erastus Bergeson,   b. 24 Jan 1883, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1884, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +14. Ira Bergeson,   b. 3 Mar 1885, Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Feb 1974  (Age 88 years)
    Folios
    The Niels Bergeson Home in Retrospect
    The Niels Bergeson Home in Retrospect
    Happiness is Remembering Our Roots - Histories of Children of Niels Bergeson - July 1979

    Compiled by: Barbara Bergeson Bluhm and Rosaland Bergeson Thornton

    Download the full PDF file here:
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2011 
    Family ID F2  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Oct 1841 - Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Apr 1863 - Ordrup, , Københavns Amt, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEndowed (LDS) - 11 May 1874 - EHOUS - Endowment House Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFarmstead - - Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson farm Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsSealed S (LDS) - 11 May 1874 - EHOUS - Endowment House Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1908 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Apr 1908 - Lewiston, Cache, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Olive Matilda Jensen<br />1841 - 1908
    Olive Matilda Jensen
    1841 - 1908

    Olive Matilda Jensen  1841 - 1908, wife of Niels Bergeson.



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    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson 1st Family
    Niels Bergeson and Olive Matilda Jensen (inset) married in 1863 in Ordrup, Denmark. They had 15 children. Both Dagmar and Niels Benjamin died in Denmark, she at seven months and he at four months. Oliver died at birth in Lewiston, Utah. William Erastus was just over one year of age when he died in Lewiston. This photo shows the 11 living children.

    (L/R) First Row:
    Julia Christine, Ephraim, Niels, Frederick Niels, Mary Josephine.


    Second Row:
    Albert, Arthur, John Lawrence, Ira, Charles, Joseph, James.



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    Bergeson Maternity Home
    Bergeson Maternity Home
    This pencil drawing by Jane O'Keefe, shows the original home of Niels and Olive Matilda Bergeson in southeast Lewiston, Utah, which they occupied after moving from the dugout in the same area. Later it became a maternity home and Jane Reader Bergeson ran the home from 1939 to 1949, assisting in the birth of over 100 babies.



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    Folios
    Olive Matilda (Jenson) Bergeson Biography
    Olive Matilda (Jenson) Bergeson Biography
    Happiness is Remembering Our Roots - Histories of Children of Niels Bergeson - July 1979

    Compiled by: Barbara Bergeson Bluhm and Rosaland Bergeson Thornton

    Download the full PDF file here:

  • Sources 
    1. [S2349] Utah Death Certificates Online, Utah State Board of Health, Utah State Divisions of Archives & History, (http://historyresearch.utah.gov/indexes/index.html :n.d.), death certificate 78a-622 (1908), Matilda Bergeson, accessed 17 Dec 2010. (Reliability: 3), 17 Dec 2010.
      http://archives.utah.gov/indexes/data/81448/4047734/4047734_00000869.jpg

    2. [S4801] Bergeson Family Records, Family group records of Niels Bergeson for each of his three wives. (Reliability: 2), 6 Jan 2011.
      Sources of information:
      1. Fam rec of Niels Bergeson in poss of AM Bergeson, 1485 W 1050 N. Bountiful, Utah
      2. Lewiston cem Utah 12, Lewiston, Utah
      3. Child sld to parents, Bk A, p 440 LG
      4. Civ div doc #9969 Bk 1 misc recs, pp168,Cache Rec Off,Logan, Ut.
      5. Living Sealings BK A, pp349 hus and wife(2) LG
      6. #15 Living sealings-Prev. md"(Ira) Bk A, pg 25 LG

    3. [S4801] Bergeson Family Records, Family group records of Niels Bergeson for each of his three wives. (Reliability: 2), 6 Jan 2011.
      Sources of information:
      1. Fam rec of Niels Bergeson in poss of AM Bergeson, 1485 W 1050 N. Bountiful, Utah
      2. Lewiston cem Utah 12, Lewiston, Utah
      3. Child sld to parents, Bk A, p 440 LG
      4. Civ div doc #9969 Bk 1 misc recs, pp168,Cache Rec Off,Logan, Ut.
      5. Living Sealings BK A, pp349 hus and wife(2) LG
      6. #15 Living sealings-Prev. md"(Ira) Bk A, pg 25 LG
      7. Bap of husb and wife, Branch Records, N. Sjelland Branch 1868071, Film 8551, Part 12, SL Gen Lib
      8. Death dates of Dagmar and Niels Benjamin, Rec. of Gentofte Parish, Denmark, Film 8838 pt 4, SL Gen Lib
      9. Marriage date of Niels and Olive, Rec of Gentofte Parish, Denmark, Film 8838 part 4 SL Gen Lib
      10. Bap date of Jospehine and re-bap of Niels and Olivia, Logan 1st Ward records, SL Gen Lib (Josephine was baptized as "Odolf Fene")
      11. Baptisms of children, Lewiston Ward records, and Logan Temple records when they were endowed.
      12. James endow and sealing --Logan Temple records for "Sealing-Prev md" Bk A, page 22.
      13. Sealing of Charles and Philis HAYLEY-- "Sealing for Dead", LG #10231.

    4. [S7199] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 21 Jan 2011), entry for Olive Matilda Jensen, person ID KWN2-74H. (Reliability: 3).