James Howard Jensen

13 November 1907–11 February 1986 (Age 78)
Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life of James Howard

When James Howard Jensen was born on 13 November 1907, in Goshen, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Charles Moroni Jensen, was 23 and his mother, Cora Hathaway, was 20. He married Vivian Francis Davis on 13 June 1928, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Goshen Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 February 1986, in Elberta, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Howard Jensen
Vivian Francis Davis
Marriage: 13 June 1928
James Howard Jensen Jr
Clyde LeRoy Jensen
Bonnie Jean Jensen

Spouse and Children

13 June 1928
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

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.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 1

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1928 · Bryce Canyon National Park

Age 21

Bryce Canyon, being named after Ebenezer Bryce, was designated first as a national monument by President Warren G. Harding in 1923 but was re-designated as a nation park in 1928 by Congress.

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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Sources (3)

  • James H Jensen in household of Chas M Jensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James H Jensen in household of Charles M Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Howard J Jensen, "United States Census, 1930"

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