John Jensen

8 March 1862–23 September 1937 (Age 75)
Landskrona, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of John

When John Jensen was born on 8 March 1862, in Landskrona, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Olaf Jonsson, was 40 and his mother, Elsa Persdotter, was 33. He married Mary Mellissa Davis on 24 February 1904, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 23 September 1937, in Kiz, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Spring Glen, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jensen
Mary Mellissa Davis
Marriage: 24 February 1904
John William Jensen
Lloyd Alexander Jensen
James Howard Jensen
Clarence Oliver Jensen
Mary Alice Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1904Price, Carbon, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency
    Age 11
    The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 20
    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.

    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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    Sources (25)

    • John Jensen, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Jensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • John Jensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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