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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Henrick Jensen
Ella Gertrude Smith
Ella Gertrude Jensen
Henry Jensen
Charles Bishop Jensen
Roger Winslow Jensen
May Louise Jensen

Parents and Siblings


    Ella Gertrude Smith




    Ella Gertrude Jensen




    Roger Winslow Jensen


    May Louise Jensen


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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