Lauritz Jensen and Karen Marie Pedersen


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Lauritz Jensen and Karen Marie Pedersen.


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Lauritz Jensen and Karen Marie Pedersen were married on March 8, 1899, at the home of her parents just north of Jacksonville, Iowa. Lauritz was born on the island of Ærø. When he emigrated in 1889 his ship, the Danmark, sank at sea, so he arrived in Philadelphia via a detour to the Azores. 


  • Photograph courtesy of Mary Lou Andersen.


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