John Larsen & Jensine Oline Jensen Petersen


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John Larsen & Jensine Oline Jensen Petersen.


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John Larsen & Jensine Oline Jensen Petersen were married in 1913 in Kimballton, Iowa. Born in Copenhagen, Jensine came to Exira in 1908. She first married John Petersen and moved to Virginia City, Montana, where John was employed in the mines. In 1912 John died of exposure after breaking his leg while walking home one night from work. Jensine and her baby daughter returned to Kimballton, where she found a job as housekeeper for John Larsen. They were married the following year.


  • Photograph courtesy of Charlotte Sorensen.


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