Ruth Johanna Jensen

3 September 1912–13 January 1995 (Age 82)
Kjelvik, Nordkapp, Finnmark, Norway

The Life of Ruth Johanna

When Ruth Johanna Jensen was born on 3 September 1912, in Kjelvik, Nordkapp, Finnmark, Norway, her father, Ole Edvard Jensen, was 30 and her mother, Helga Otelie Løkke, was 28. She died on 13 January 1995, in Nordkapp, Finnmark, Norway, at the age of 82.

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World Events (3)

1913 · Gerhard Naeseth

Age 1

Birth year of Gerhard Naeseth Well-known Genealogist who specialized in Norwegian-Americans and Norwegian immigration. Director and founder of the Vesterheim Genealogical Center, now called the Norwegian-American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in Madison, Wisconsin.
1914 · Eidsvold anniversary

Age 2

Centennial of the Norwegian constitution, also called the Eidsvoll anniversary. The idea of ​​a Norwegian emigrant museum first arose at this time.
1940 · Norway in WW II

Age 28

German occupation of Norway from 9 April 1940 to 9 May 1945. Much damage was done to northern Norway.

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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