Jakob Abrahamson Henden1,2

M, b. 22 September 1871
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Barbara Joyce Zanzig
ChartsAbraham Jonsen and Oline Monsdatter's Descendants
Jakob A. Henden 1871-?
     Ahnentafel/Henry number 00014.7.
     Jakob Abrahamson Henden was born on 22 September 1871 at Ytre Henden, Vereide, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.3,1,2,4 He was the son of Abraham Jonson Henden and Oline Monsdatter Hopland.1,2 Jakob Abrahamson Henden was christened on 22 October 1871 at Vereide kirke, Gloppen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway.4 He was a blacksmith.1,3
     Jakob Abrahamson Henden died at Howard (possibly), Miner, South Dakota, USA.


Emigration2 March 1893Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA, Bergen, Norway5
Immigration20 March 1893Ellis Island, New York, New York, New York, USA,
     March 20, 1893 was a Monday, probably a busy day in the harbor. Ships from Singapore and Haiti, among other places, came in that day ahead of the Aurania. Jacob is listed as a laborer, with the intended destination of South Dakota. He had 1 piece of baggage. There is a group of 3 women and 8 men all together in the manifest going to South Dakota. The section of the form that is for "passengers other than cabin" is filled out for him, and he is shown as being in compartment (?) 7.6
Census12 June 1900Howard, Miner, South Dakota, USA3
Last Edited9 Aug 2014


  1. [S382] Mons Henden, compiler, Hennebygda, Ei Kultursoge (Sandane, Norway: Eige Forlag, 1963), p. 275. Hereinafter cited as Hennebygda.
  2. [S388] Henden (unpublished), Alma Stewart, photocopy, 1987. Collection of Barbara Zanzig, Kirkland, King, Washington, USA. Hereinafter cited as Henden saga.
  3. [S653] Jacob Henden household, 1900 US Census population schedule, Howard Village, Miner Co., South Dakota, ED 248, sheet 6A (276A) (4459) (image 11/20), dwelling 118, family 119. (n.pub., 1999) http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7602, subscription database Roll T623_1552.
  4. [S464] Norway, Sogn og Fjordane, 1871-1884 Kyrkjebok for Presten Gloppen A10; film #1282845 item 2 (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 7 Oct 1982). Hereinafter cited as Kirkebok, Vereide, 1871-1884.
  5. [S385] "Norway, Emigrantar over Bergen frå Gloppen kommune" , Digitalarkivet (Norwegian National Archives), URL http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/index-eng.htm: 8 Feb 1999, Jacob Abrahamsen Ytre Henden, no. 595, citing Emigrants: Bergen by Municipality (Gloppen.)
  6. [S141] American Family Immigration History Center (Ellis Island), "Ellis Island Immigration Records" online database with images, Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Inc., URL http://ellisislandrecords.org/: circa 1998, Jacob Henden, ship Aurania, manifest line 401.