My name is Mary Ann Whitehead Overson and this blog is dedicated to all the amazing men and women who came before me: my ancestors. I also want to acknowledge my father, Armand Toyn Whitehead, who is the person responsible for a lot of the content in this blog; my dad has spent countless hours collecting and preserving photos and histories, and preserving them on the computer so that they can be handed down for generations. Thank you, Dad!

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Obituary: Charles Christopher Jensen

Charles Christopher Jensen

Deseret News, 20 June 1948
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            PROVO – Charles C. Jensen,  74, of 713 West Fifth South St. died Sunday at 4:15 p.m. at an infirmary here of causes incident to age.
            Mr. Jensen was born July 2, 1874 in Richfield, son of Olaf P and Annie Jeppsen Jensen.  He moved to Goshen, Utah when a young man and resided there until 14 years ago, when he moved to Provo.
            On Aug 25, 1898 he was married to Laura Jane Rudd.  She died in February 1913, and he later was married to Emma Bale in Provo.
Buried in Goshen City Cemetery, Goshen, Utah
            A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints he was an elder at the time of his death.
            Surviving, besides his widow, are five sons, and four daughters:  Mrs. George Cook, Goshen; Mrs. Peter Grieve, Salt Lake City; Edward Jensen, Bakersfield, Calif; James and Gilbert Jensen, Tooele; Leslie and Maurice Jensen, Provo; a stepson, Leonard Pitt, Layton; a brother, Joseph Jensen, LeGrande, Ore; a sister, Mrs. Lizzie Osborne, Riverton, Salt Lake County; a half brother, Andrew Nielson, Deweyville, Box Elder County; 26 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
            Funeral Arrangements will be announced by Valley Mortuary, Provo.

Courtesy State of Utah Archives (online)

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