Henry Jensen

12 October 1887–4 April 1966 (Age 78)
Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Henry

When Henry Jensen was born on 12 October 1887, in Clarkston, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Ole Andersen Jensen, was 49 and his mother, Karen Marie "Mary" Neilsen, was 32. He died on 4 April 1966, in Lander, Fremont, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ole Andersen Jensen
Karen Marie "Mary" Neilsen
Peter N. Jensen
Henry Jensen
Mary Ann Jensen
Ezra Parley Jensen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
Age 3
This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State
Age 9
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 21
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Story Highlight


The following is from his obituary: Services Are Held For Henry Jensen Funeral services were conducted Thursday, April 7 at 12 noon in the Fairview Ward Chapel for Henry Jensen, 78, a farmer Fairvie …

Sources (10)

  • Henry in entry for Caren Marie Or Mary Neilson Jensen, "Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015"
  • Henry in entry for Mary Ann Jensen, "Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015"
  • Henry Jensen, "Wyoming, Star Valley Independent Obituaries, 1901-2015"

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