Wallace Henry Jensen

Male10 October 1900–6 August 1970

Brief Life History of Wallace Henry

When Wallace Henry Jensen was born on 10 October 1900, in Tuscarora, Elko, Nevada, United States, his father, Hans Christian Jensen, was 29 and his mother, Lillian Dale Miller, was 18. He married Oneita LaVern Southworth on 22 May 1923, in Alameda, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1935 and Layton, Davis, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 6 August 1970, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wallace Henry Jensen
1900–1970
Oneita LaVern Southworth
1901–1986
Marriage: 22 May 1923
Wallace Jensen Jr
1924–1987
Herbert C Jensen
1929–2020
Lillian Enetta Jensen
1936–2014

Sources (31)

  • Wallace H Jenson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • California, Marriage Records from Select Counties, 1850-1941
  • Wallace Henry Jensen, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 May 1923Alameda, California, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1902 · The Utah Governor's Mansion

    Age 2

    Built in 1902, the Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and their family. The mansion was built using the finest materials by the finest craftsmen available, resulting in a quality and style like that of Eastern mansions. From 1957 to 1977, the Utah Historical Society occupied the mansion as a library, museum, and office space. In 1977, the residence underwent extensive renovations and was again reopened in 1980. In December 1993, a fire destroyed much of the mansion but, after another restoration, the historic building was restored to its original design with upgrades in case of another disaster threatened the home. It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 19

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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