Malinda Margaret Jensen

5 March 1886–15 January 1957 (Age 70)
Utah, United States

The Life of Malinda Margaret

When Malinda Margaret Jensen was born on 5 March 1886, in Utah, United States, her father, Joseph Young Jensen, was 28 and her mother, Margaret Petrara Anderson, was 20. She lived in Vallejo, Solano, California, United States in 1920. She died on 15 January 1957, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70.

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James Henry Burns
1888–1945
Malinda Margaret Jensen
1886–1957

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World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 10

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 20

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Linda Burns in household of James H Burns, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Linda M Burns in household of James H Burns, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Malinda Jensen in household of Joseph Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"

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