Joseph P. Carstensen

1904–1995 (Age 91)
Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joseph P.

When Joseph P. Carstensen was born on 4 November 1904, in Belleville, Republic, Kansas, United States, his father, Edmond Peter Carstensen, was 28 and his mother, Jepia Lenoir Patterson, was 27. He lived in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States in 1920. He died on 16 December 1995, in Anaheim, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 91.

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Edmond Peter Carstensen
Jepia Lenoir Patterson
Marjorie Adell Carstensen
Joseph P. Carstensen

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 2

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1928 · Kansas Wheat

Age 24

In 1928, Kansas produced one-seventh of the world's wheat crop. Several years later in 1931, Kansas had produced a record breaking 240 million bushels of wheat.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from Carsten .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Joseph P Carstensen in household of Edmund Carstensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Carstensen in household of Edmund Carstensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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