Jens Jensen (1860-1895) was born in Norway and immigrated to the U.S. about 1863. He married Mette Christense in 1829 in Norway. They resided in Logan and Iroquois Counties, Illinois. Several of their children lived in Menard or Sangamon Counties. Children: Christian, Johan, Jacob, Knud, Marthe, Berthe, Helene, Mette Christense, Jens, Tonje, Aanon, Jensine and Michael Christian "Cal". He is buried in Hoopeston, Iroquois Co., IL.
Submitted by Barbara Shannon Cox