family, emigrants, settlements, Danish community
Jens Jensen was born ... in 1827 at Rodby not far from Varpelev. Jens became a soldier and a farmer. He fought in the Slesvig-Holstein War. Karen Jensen was born in 1839 in the parish of Kongsted near the village of Eskilstrop .... They were married in 1855. When Karen's foster-father died, Karen and Jens inherited his good farm.
Heghin, Gladys Johnson
"Jens and Karen Jensen's Pioneer Story,"
The Bridge: Vol. 34
, Article 10.
Available at: https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/thebridge/vol34/iss2/10