Nephi James Jensen

5 December 1892–20 March 1975 (Age 82)
Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Nephi James

When Nephi James Jensen was born on 5 December 1892, in Sandy, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Andrew William Jensen, was 51 and his mother, Anna Christina Christine Anderson, was 32. He married Ivy Annie Nielsen on 28 December 1916, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Alberta, Canada in 1906. He died on 20 March 1975, in Taber, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 82, and was buried in Taber, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Nephi James Jensen
1892–1975
Ivy Annie Nielsen
1895–1979
Marriage: 28 December 1916
Thelma Jensen
1918–1921
Marion Archie Jensen
1919–2012
Frederick Nephi Jensen
1922–1996
Elmer LeRoy Jensen
1924–2009
Howard Walter Jensen
1928–2008
Ross Andrew Jensen
1930–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 December 1916
Cardston, Alberta, Canada
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 4

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.
1915 · Dinosaur National Monument

Age 23

Dinosaur National Monument is a park that contains over 800 paleontological sites and fossils. It was declared a National Monument on October 4, 1915.

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)

  • Nephi James Jensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Nephi James Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Nephi James Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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