Joseph Jensen

1870–
Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Jensen was born in 1870, in Almy, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. He married Sarah Elizabeth Hayes about 1894.

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Joseph Jensen
1870–
Sarah Elizabeth Hayes
1874–1929
Marriage: about 1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1894

World Events (3)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 0

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1920

Age 50

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

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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