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.

Photos and Memories (14)

Do you know Ephraim Peter? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Ephraim Peter Jensen
1857–1939
Mary Harriet Critchlow
1864–1948
Marriage: 1 May 1884
Earl Ephraim Jensen
1885–1941
William Critchlow Jensen
1886–1970
Vera Jensen
1888–1969
Don Fuller Jensen
1890–1906
Keith Royal Jensen
1892–1962
Bryan Critchlow Jensen
1897–1979
Ruth Jensen
1903–1999
Alice Virginia Jensen
1906–1999

Spouse and Children

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

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +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.\"
    1863
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    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"

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.