Alfred Jensen

Brief Life History of Alfred

When Alfred Jensen was born on 15 February 1873, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Jensen, was 32 and his mother, Johanna Sandberg, was 37. He married Martha Josephine Larsen on 2 August 1899, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 31 December 1960, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cornish Cemetery, Cornish, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alfred Jensen
1873–1960
Martha Josephine Larsen
1876–1923
Marriage: 2 August 1899
Mary Mildred Jensen
1902–1981
Alice Jensen
1904–1997
Alfred Rulon Jensen
1908–1980
Eldon Jensen
1913–2003
Lloyd Marvin Jensen
1916–1932
Edna Ruth Jensen
1918–2012
Wanda Lee Jensen
1921–2013

Sources (54)

  • Alfred Jensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Alfred Jensen, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
  • Alfred Jensen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed

Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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