Abby Groesbeck

21 October 1875–1 January 1965 (Age 89)
Springville, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Abby

When Abby Groesbeck was born on 21 October 1875, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Nicholas Harmon Groesbeck Jr., was 33 and her mother, Cornelia Melissa Sanford, was 26. She married Olof Jenson on 23 December 1925, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. She died on 1 January 1965, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Bear River Cemetery, Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Olof Jenson
1856–1939
Abby Groesbeck
1875–1965
Marriage: 23 December 1925

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 December 1925Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 1
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
    1877 · Logan's First Stake is Formed
    Age 2
    Eighteen years after the first ward was established and the population of the valley increased exponentially, the first Stake was established.
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 25
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 478;2007: 860; 2010: 1295)Dutch: habitational name from Groesbeek, south of Nijmegen.History: The name is recorded in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY)in the mid 17th century.

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

    Story Highlight

    A Desert in my Soul (Written a few weeks before my father’s death in 2009.)

    Isaiah 32:1-2 1 Behold, a king shall reign in righteousness, and princes shall rule in judgment. 2 And a man shall be as an hiding place from the wind, and a covert from the tempest; as rivers of wat …

    Sources (30)

    • Abby Grosbeck Jensen in household of Olof Olof Jensen, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Abby Groesbeck, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Abby Groesbeck in entry for Olof Jenson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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