Looking for parents of Petria Marie Jensen - Denmark
Petria Marie Jensen, born December 1869, immigrated to USA Feb. 4, 1890. Destination Chicago, Il. We know nothing of her parentage or homeland that she left behind in Denmark. Would like to locate any past history or relatives, particularly would like to know from where, in Denmark, she came. An inscription in her Bible tells us that she last visited with her parents January 12, 1890 - she sailed from Copenhagen on Jan. 16, 1890 - arriving in the USA on Feb. 4, 1890.
In July 1890, she married Peter Henriksen, 25 years her senior. He, too, immigrated from Denmark, in 1883. They had six living children, Henry, Melvin, Peter, Mary, Henriette and Etna.