Hannah Myrtle Jensen

22 December 1909–20 November 1992 (Age 82)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Hannah Myrtle

When Hannah Myrtle Jensen was born on 22 December 1909, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Nels O Jensen, was 24 and her mother, Myrtle Marie Nelsen, was 21. She married Alpheus Alexander Shrope on 22 December 1927, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1935 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 20 November 1992, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sierra Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States.

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Alpheus Alexander Shrope
Hannah Myrtle Jensen
Marriage: 22 December 1927
Glenna Shrope
Forrest Alpheus Shrope

Spouse and Children

22 December 1927
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Lucina Minnie Jensen


World Events (8)

1910 · The Hermitage Resort

Age 1

The Hermitage Resort was a mountain hotel that invited many to vacation there during the summers and winters. It was constructed by Billie Wilson, a Scottish immigrant, because he had a grand vision of building a grand hotel.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Hoitt in household of Wade B Hoitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hannah Jensen in household of Nels O Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Anna Jensen in household of Charles Mccormack, "United States Census, 1920"

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