Ephraim Peter Jensen

5 November 1857–24 October 1939 (Age 81)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Ephraim Peter

When Ephraim Peter Jensen was born on 5 November 1857, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Hans Peter Jensen, was 42 and his mother, Sara Josepfina Dina Catharina Claussen, was 28. He married Mary Harriet Critchlow on 1 May 1884, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in World in 1920 and Santa Ana, Orange, California, United States in 1930. He died on 24 October 1939, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Peter Jensen
Mary Harriet Critchlow
Marriage: 1 May 1884
Earl Ephraim Jensen
William Critchlow Jensen
Vera Jensen
Don Fuller Jensen
Keith Royal Jensen
Bryan Critchlow Jensen
Ruth Jensen
Alice Virginia Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 May 1884Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 2
    \"During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \"\"Logan\"\" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"
    Age 6
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 24
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (66)

    • Ephram Jensen in entry for Alice Virginia Jensen, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • Ephriam Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Ephriam Jensen in entry for Earl C Jensen and May C Ascher, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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