Lewis Kenneth Jacobsen

19 November 1896–3 March 1944 (Age 47)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Lewis Kenneth

When Lewis Kenneth Jacobsen was born on 19 November 1896, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Lewis Andrew Jacobsen, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Brunelda McNeill, was 23. He married Neva Martha Rutledge on 31 October 1921, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 3 March 1944, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Denver, Colorado, United States.

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Lewis Kenneth Jacobsen
Neva Martha Rutledge
Marriage: 31 October 1921
Marjorie Kathleen Jacobsen
Verland Derrell Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

31 October 1921
Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · The Salt Palace Convention Center

Age 3

The original Salt Palace was built in 1899 and It stood on 900 South, between State Street and Main Street. The Salt Palace was a frame structure covered in large pieces of rock salt, which gave it its name. The Salt Palace was destroyed by fire on August 29, 1910 and was replaced by the Majestic Hall. This Hall only lasted for a while during the remodel of the Salt Palace. The Salt Palace served as the Olympic Media Center during the 2002 Winter Olympics. Salt Lake Comic Con has been held at the Salt Palace Convention Center since September 2013.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 13

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louis K Jacobson in household of Bates B Owens, "United States Census, 1920"
  • L K Jacobsen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Kenneth Jacobenson in household of Lewis Jacobenson, "United States Census, 1910"

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