Peter T Jensen

Male9 December 1876–14 September 1952

Brief Life History of Peter T

When Peter T Jensen was born on 9 December 1876, in Ellsworth, Hamilton, Iowa, United States, his father, Thomas Christian Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Kirsten Marie Pedersen, was 29. He married Mary Christine Christensen on 19 January 1898, in Jewell, Hamilton, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Buffalo Center, Winnebago, Iowa, United States in 1920 and Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States for about 19 years. He died on 14 September 1952, in Mason City, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Clear Lake Cemetery, Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States.

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Peter T Jensen
Mary Christine Christensen
Marriage: 19 January 1898
Irving Claire Jensen
Frances Viola Jensen
Victor Robert Jensen
Thomas Mark Jensen
Louise Jensen

Sources (25)

  • Peter Jensen in household of Thomas C. Jensen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Peter Jensen, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Peter T Jensen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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  • Marriage
    19 January 1898Jewell, Hamilton, Iowa, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1880: Hamilton, Iowa, United States

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 20

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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