Alpha Cecilia Constance Wessman Jensen

18 December 1903–14 May 1996 (Age 92)
Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Alpha Cecilia Constance Wessman

When Alpha Cecilia Constance Wessman Jensen was born on 18 December 1903, in Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Charles Johan Jensen, was 30 and her mother, Verona Lina Levin, was 26. She married Ira John Thomas on 28 February 1925, in Weber, Utah, United States. She lived in Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 14 May 1996, in Downey, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Ira John Thomas
Alpha Cecilia Constance Wessman Jensen
Marriage: 28 February 1925

Spouse and Children

28 February 1925
Weber, Utah, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1908 · The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot

Age 5

Being listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Salt Lake City Union Pacific Depot dates to the more prosperous era in the history of American railroad travel. Originally called the Union Station, it was jointly constructed by the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroads and the Oregon Short Line. The platforms behind the station ran north-to-south, parallel to the first main line built in the Salt Lake Valley. When Amtrak was formed in 1971, it took over the passenger services at the station, but all trains were moved to the Rio Grande station after it joined Amtrak. In January 2006, The Depot was opened as a shopping center that housed shops, restaurants and music venues.
1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 25

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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)

  • Alpha C Thomas in household of Ira J Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alpha C Thomas in household of Ira J Thomas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alpha C C W Jensen in household of Charles G Jensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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