Photo: Onen & Hannah Jensen with son Thorpe.

(Logan, & Menard Counties) - Aanon "Onen" Jensen (1846-1941) was born in Norway, the son of Jens and Mette Christense Nybroe Jensen. He immigrated to the U.S. in 1862. He was married to Osa Nybroe in 1875 and they were parents of a son, Charles Oscar. His second wife was Hannah Marie Peterson, whom he married in 1878 in Springfield, IL. They were parents of a son, Thorpe. Aanon served in the Civil War and was with Sherman on his famous March to the Sea. They resided in Logan and Menard Counties, IL. Burial was in Indian Point Cemetery, Menard Co., IL.

Submitted by Barbara Cox

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