Charles Rodney Jensen

18 August 1895–7 October 1936 (Age 41)
Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States

The Life of Charles Rodney

When Charles Rodney Jensen was born on 18 August 1895, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Frederick Jensen, was 23 and his mother, Marie Angeline Larsen, was 18. He married Eva Frances Nielson on 14 July 1920, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Boise, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Sweet, Gem, Idaho, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 7 October 1936, at the age of 41, and was buried in Emmett, Gem, Idaho, United States.

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Charles Rodney Jensen
Eva Frances Nielson
Marriage: 14 July 1920
Howard Barnett Jensen
Vernon Charles Jensen
Dorthella May Jensen

Spouse and Children

14 July 1920
Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 1

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 12

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Charles Rodney Jensen in household of Charles F Jensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles R. Jensen in household of Charles Jensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Jenson, "United States Census, 1930"

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