Margaret Jensen

6 May 1882–19 October 1972 (Age 90)
Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Jensen was born on 6 May 1882, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, Hans Jorgen Jensen, was 39 and her mother, Ane Christena Larsen, was 31. She died on 19 October 1972, at the age of 90, and was buried in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Hans Jorgen Jensen
Ane Christena Larsen
Annie Elizabeth Jensen
Mary Jensen
Henry Jensen
Hannah Jensen
Margaret Jensen
Effie Jensen

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 14

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Margaret Jensen in household of Hans Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Margaret Jensen, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Miss Margaret Jensen in entry for Hans Jensen, "Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005"

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