Olga Clarissa Jensen

22 October 1899–7 August 1953 (Age 53)
Center Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States

The Life of Olga Clarissa

When Olga Clarissa Jensen was born on 22 October 1899, in Center Township, Winnebago, Iowa, United States, her father, Ole Berner Jensen, was 45 and her mother, Malena Salomonson, was 25. She married Mark Joseph McAvoy on 16 November 1922, in Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States. She lived in Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States for about 5 years and Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States in 1940. She died on 7 August 1953, in Denver, Colorado, United States, at the age of 53.

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Mark Joseph McAvoy
Olga Clarissa Jensen
Marriage: 16 November 1922

Spouse and Children

16 November 1922
Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Ole Berner Jensen


    Malena Salomonson




    Ole Jensen


    Jennie May Jenson


    0le Berner Jenson



    Benjamin Caleb Jenson


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 2

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.
1914 · The Ludlow Massacre

Age 15

On April 20, 1914, the Colorado national Guard and the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company guards, attacked striking coal miners in Ludlow, Colorado, killing 25 people, including miners, women, and children.

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)

  • Olga Janson in household of Ole B Janson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alga Jensen in household of Ole B Jensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Olga McAvoy in household of Dr M J McAvoy, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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