Louis Joseph Jensen

18 December 1879–27 June 1939 (Age 59)
Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Louis Joseph

When Louis Joseph Jensen was born on 18 December 1879, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Peder Christian Jensen, was 52 and his mother, Karen Marie Christiansen, was 26. He married Victoria Nelsen on 7 January 1903, in Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 27 June 1939, in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Mantua, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Joseph Jensen
1879–1939
Victoria Nelsen
1882–1958
Marriage: 7 January 1903
Donald Louis Jensen
1903–1905
Melvin Christian Jensen
1905–1963
Norman Joseph Jensen
1907–1983
Lucille Ladean Jensen
1911–2002
Myrtle Elaine Jensen
1913–1976
Verna Jensen
1918–1994
Reed Lorenzo Jensen
1920–2000

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1903
Box Elder, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Lewis Joseph Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Louis Joseph (Deceased) Jensen, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Lewis Jensen, "United States Census, 1920"

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