Peter T Jensen

9 December 1876–14 September 1952 (Age 75)
Ellsworth, Hamilton, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Peter T Jensen
1876–1952
Mary Christine Christensen
1877–1939
Marriage: 19 January 1898
Irving Claire Jensen
1899–1956
Frances Viola Jensen
1901–1977
Victor Robert Jensen
1903–1963
Thomas Mark Jensen
1910–1977
Louise Jensen
1912–1992

Spouse and Children

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

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    1890
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1890: Winnebago, Iowa, United States
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    Sources (23)

    • Peter T Jensen in entry for Louise Marie Jensen, "Iowa, Delayed Birth Records, 1850-1939"
    • Peter T Jensen, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Peter J Jensen in entry for Victor R Jensen and Pauline Helen Jensen, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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