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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Jens Halvorsen Dorumeie
Sigri Olsen
Hellene Jensen
Ole Jensen
Lisabeth Jensen
Jorgen Jensen
Jorgen Jensen Haugen
Johan Jensen
Anna Jensen
Eline Jensen
Selma Jensen
Inge Jensen
Halvor Jensen Haugen
Jens Jensen
Laura Jensen
Paul Jensen
Julia Jensen
Kjersti Jensen

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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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