Orson Theodore Jenson

21 August 1901–24 March 1984 (Age 82)
West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of Orson Theodore

When Orson Theodore Jenson was born on 21 August 1901, in West Jordan, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, John Jenson, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Jane Anderson, was 31. He married Claris Pearl Wood on 12 July 1922, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 6, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 24 March 1984, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Midvale City Cemetery, Midvale, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Theodore Jenson
1901–1984
Claris Pearl Wood
1903–1997
Marriage: 12 July 1922
Evelyn Mae Jenson
1923–2010
Lols Beth Jenson
1924–2011

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 July 1922
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

Age 1

Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 English: perhaps an altered spelling of Janson .2 Respelling of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Jensen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Orson Theodor Jenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Orson Theodore Jensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Orson Theodore Jenson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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