Pauline L. Routh

25 May 1913–13 January 1976 (Age 62)
Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States

The Life of Pauline L.

When Pauline L. Routh was born on 25 May 1913, in Big Lick, Roanoke, Virginia, United States, her father, Cansey Routh, was 32 and her mother, Maud V Murdock, was 25. She married Sidney Wendell Jensen on 1 October 1938. She lived in Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1935 and Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States in 1960. She died on 13 January 1976, in Wheat Ridge, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Golden Cemetery, Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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Sidney Wendell Jensen
Pauline L. Routh
Marriage: 1 October 1938

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1 October 1938

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 4

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 18

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place so named in Humberside. Recorded in Domesday Book as Rutha, the place name may derive from Old Norse hrúedhr ‘rough shaly ground’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Pauline L Jensen in household of Wendel S Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Pauline R Jensen in entry for Causey Routh, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • Mrs Pauline R Jensen in entry for Causey Routh, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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