Henry Jensen

15 June 1887–
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Jensen was born on 15 June 1887, in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Henrick Jensen, was 36 and his mother, Ella Gertrude Smith, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Henrick Jensen
1851–
Ella Gertrude Smith
1850–
Ella Gertrude Jensen
1886–
Henry Jensen
1887–
Charles Bishop Jensen
1891–
Roger Winslow Jensen
1892–1893
May Louise Jensen
1894–1969

Parents and Siblings

    Male1851–Male

    Ella Gertrude Smith

    Female1850–Female

siblings

(5)

    Ella Gertrude Jensen

    Female1886–Female

    Male1887–Male

    Male1891–Male

    Roger Winslow Jensen

    Male1892–1893Male

    May Louise Jensen

    Female1894–1969Female

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 31

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (3)

  • Henry Jensen Jr. in household of Henry Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Jensen, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Henry Jensen, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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