Paul Jensen

22 March 1870–
Vang, Hamar, Hedmark, Norway

The Life of Paul

When Paul Jensen was born on 22 March 1870, in Vang, Hamar, Hedmark, Norway, his father, Jens Halvorsen Dorumeie, was 57 and his mother, Sigri Olsen, was 41. He lived in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States in 1935.

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Family Time Line

Jens Halvorsen Dorumeie
1812–1907
Sigri Olsen
1828–1881
Hellene Jensen
1852–
Ole Jensen
1853–
Lisabeth Jensen
1855–
Jorgen Jensen
1856–
Jorgen Jensen Haugen
1856–
Johan Jensen
1857–
Anna Jensen
1859–
Eline Jensen
1861–
Selma Jensen
1862–
Inge Jensen
1863–
Halvor Jensen Haugen
1864–1956
Jens Jensen
1866–
Laura Jensen
1868–
Paul Jensen
1870–
Julia Jensen
1871–
Kjersti Jensen
1873–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1895 · College Hall Catches on Fire

Age 25

On January 27, 1895, College Hall catches on fire and is fully consumed within one hour. During the fire, many students and faculty work together to save many of the items in the building. Some of these are library books. They save the books by piling them onto the rugs and dragging them out of the burning building. College Hall is then later rebuilt and renamed Davis Hall after Governor John W. Davis.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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 (2)

  • Paul Haugen, "Rhode Island State Census, 1935"
  • Poul Jensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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