Marcia Jorgensen

12 September 1932–27 February 2008 (Age 75)
Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Marcia

When Marcia Jorgensen was born on 12 September 1932, in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Henry Charles Jorgensen, was 30 and her mother, Agnes Ruth Goodman, was 29. She died on 27 February 2008, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Charles Jorgensen
1902–1953
Agnes Ruth Goodman
1902–1982
Marcia Jorgensen
1932–2008
Marva Jorgensen
1932–2019

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Female1932–2008Female

    Marva Jorgensen

    Female1932–2019Female

World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1938 · Murray Theater Opens

Age 6

Murray Theater opened on October 28, 1938, and was built by Tony Duvall. The opening shows were Alexander's Ragtime Band and Hawaiian Holiday. The white front of the theater was lit by fluorescent lighting with a red vertical sign. The theater also screened blockbuster Hollywood movies such as Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz.
1953 · The Better Community Council is Organized to Fight Discrimination

Age 21

The Better Community Council was organized in May 1953 to fight against racial discrimination. The council was involved in speaking out about injustices such as segregated bathrooms, public swimming pools, and public restaurants. The council also lobbied local businesses to sign non-discrimination policies.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

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

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Story Highlight

Spending time with Grandma

Near the end of her life I (Hillary Andrews Allan, granddaughter) had the opportunity to help grandma once a week while Papa went to the temple. I made dinner for her and watched TV with her. We usual …

Sources (3)

  • Marcia Jorgenson Peterson in household of John Richard Peterson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Marcia Jorgensen in household of Henry Charles Jorgensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Marcia Jorgensen in household of Henry Charles Jorgensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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