JENSEN, Bennett M.

JENSEN, Bennett M.

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  • Name JENSEN, Bennett M.  [1
    Born 29 Aug 1887  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Name Bennitt M. Jensen  [3
    Notes 
    • The highest grade completed by Bennett was 8th grade.
      In April of 1930, Bennett owned a radio. [4, 5]
    • (Medical):On June 5, 1917, Bennett claimed that he was exempt from the draft due to a physical disability. [1]

    Father JENSEN, Christian,   b. 2 Nov 1855, , , , Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1943, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother HANSEN, Meta,   b. , , , Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1887 and 1 Jun 1900 

    Spouse NIELSEN, Agnete,   b. Abt 1893, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Sep 1912  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Children 
     1. JENSEN, Katherine,   b. Abt 1915, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. JENSEN, Helen,   b. Abt 1921, , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Aug 1887 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Sep 1912 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Katherine - Abt 1915 - , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Helen - Abt 1921 - , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S108] U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005.), Registration State: Illinois; Registration County: Cook; Roll: 1504078; Draft Board: 84; Registration Card #: 51 (Reliability: 3).
      576 1917 Bennet Jensen WWI draft registration
      576 1917 Bennet Jensen WWI draft registration
      [Form 1] [REGISTRATION CARD] [No.] 51
      [1] [Name in full] [Given name] Bennet M. [Family name] Jensen [Age by years] 29 [2] [Home Address] [#] 1853 [street] N. Kedzie Ave.  [city] Chicago [state] Ill. [3] [Date of birth] August [month] 29 [day] 1887 [year] [4] [Are you (1) a natural-born citizen, (2) a naturalized citizen, (3) an alien, (4) or have you declared your intention (specify which)?] natural-born [5] [Where were you born] [town] Chicago [state] Ill. [nation] U.S.A. [6] If not a citizen, of what nation are you a citizen or subject?] ---- [7] [What is your present trade, occupation, or office?] senographer[sic] [8] [By whom employed?] Chicago Great Western R. R. [Where employed?] Peoples' Gas Bldg. Michigan & Adams [9] [Have you a father, mother, wife, child under 1, or a sister or brother under 12, solely dependent on your for support (specify which)?] wife + child [10] [Married or single (which)?] Married [Race (specify which)?] Caucasian [11] [What military service have you had? Rank] ---- [branch] [years] [Nation or State] [12] [Do you claim exemption from draft (specify grounds)?] Physical Disability [I affirm that I have verified above answers and that they are true. signed [(Signature or Mark)] Bennett M. Jensen [If person is of African descent, cut off this corner.] corner present
      [REGISTRAR'S REPORT]
      [1] [Tall, medium, or short (specify which)?] [Slender, medium, or stout (which)?] Medium [2] [Color of eyes] Blue [Color of hair] Light [Bald] No [3] [Has the person lost arm, leg, foot, eye or both eyes or is he otherwise disabled (specify)?] No [I certify that my answers are true, that the person registered has read his own answers, that I have witnessed his signature, and that all of his answers of which I have knowledge are true, except as follows] signed Xenia M. Bilborn [(Signature of Registrar)] [(Date of Registration)] [Precinct] 2 - 35th Ward [City or County] Chicago [State] Illinois [Date of registration] June 5-'17


    2. [S4] 1900 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004.), Year: 1900; Census Place: Chicago Ward 15, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 264; Page: 12B; Enumeration District: 0467; FHL microfilm: 1240264; Dwelling: 108; Family: 260; lines 79-82; Chris Jensen household (Reliability: 3).
      555 1900 US Census Christian Jensen household
      555 1900 US Census Christian Jensen household
      TWELFTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES / SCHEDULE No. 1. -- POPULATION.
      [State] Illinois [County] Cook [Township or other division of county] West Town [Name of incorporated City, town or village] City of Chicago [Ward of city] 15 [Supervisor's District No.] 1st Ill [Enumeration District No.] 467 [Sheet No.] 12B [Enumerated by me on the] 7 [day of June, 1900.] signed Louis Weidling [, Enumerator.]

      lines 79-82, 882 Campbell Ave, Chris Jensen household
      [Dwelling Order] 108 [Family Order] 260

      [Name] Chris Jensen [Relation] Head [Color or race] W [Sex] M [Date of Birth] [Month] Nov [Year] 1854 [Age at last birthday] 45 [Marital Status] Wd [Number of years married] [Birthplace] Denmark [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] 1886 [Number of years in US] 14 [Naturalization] Na [Occupation] Belt maker [Number of months unemployed] 0 [Can Read] Yes [Can Write] Yes [Can speak English] Yes [Own or Rent] R [Mortgaged or Clear?] [Farm or house] H [Number of farm schedule]

      [Name] Charley Jensen [Relation] Son [Color or race] W [Sex] M [Date of Birth] [Month] Oct [Year] 1885 [Age at last birthday] 14 [Marital Status] S [Number of years married] [Birthplace] Denmark [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] 1886 [Number of years in US] 14 [Naturalization] Un [Occupation] at school [Months attended school] 10 [Can Read] Yes [Can Write] Yes [Can speak English] Yes

      [Name] Bennett Jensen [Relation]Son  [Color or race] W [Sex] M [Date of Birth] [Month] Aug [Year] 1887 [Age at last birthday] 12 [Marital Status] S [Number of years married] [Birthplace] Illinois [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] - [Number of years in US] - [Naturalization] - [Occupation] at school [Months attended school] 10 [Can Read] Yes [Can Write] Yes [Can speak English] Yes

      [Name] Marie Christiansen [Relation] Housekeeper [Color or race] W [Sex] F [Date of Birth] [Month] Oct [Year] 1863 [Age at last birthday] 36 [Marital Status] S [Number of years married] [Birthplace] Denmark  [Father's Birthplace] Denmark  [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] 1893 [Number of years in US] 7 [Naturalization] - [Occupation] - [Number of months unemployed] 0 [Can Read] Yes [Can Write] Yes [Can speak English] Yes


    3. [S336] Illinois, Cook Co. - Marriages Index, 1871-1920 on Ancestry, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Bennitt M. Jensen; FHL Film Number: 1030529 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S68] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.), Year: 1930; Census Place: Maine, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 501; Page: 43A; Enumeration District: 2147; Image: 324.0; FHL microfilm: 2340236; Dwelling: 552; Family: 552, Lines: 9-13; Bennet Jensen household (Reliability: 3).
      576 1930 US Census Bennett Jensen household
      576 1930 US Census Bennett Jensen household
      FIFTEENTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES: 1930 / POPULATION SCHEDULE
      [State] Illinois [County] Cook [Township] Maine Township [Incorporated place] Park Ridge City [Ward] 1st [Block] 50 [Enumeration District] 16-2147 [Supervisor's District] 3 [Sheet No.] 43A [Enumerated by me on ] April 15 [, 1930, ] signed Raymond Sallee [, Enumerator.]
      [Street] Ridge Terrace [House No.] 222 [Dwelling Visited] 552 [Family visited] 552 [Lines] 9-13
      [Name] Bennett Jensen [Relation] Head [Home Own or Rent] O [Value of home or monthly rental] 12000 [Radio Set] R [Live on a Farm] No [Sex] M [Race] W [Age] 42 [Marital Status] M [Age First Married] 25 [Attended school this year] no [Able to read or write] yes [Birthplace] Illinois [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Able to speak English] yes [Occupation] secretary [Industry] Santa Fe Railroad [Class of worker] W [Employed] [At Work Yesterday] yes [Veteran] no
      [Name] Agnete Jensen [Relation] Wife [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 37 [Marital Status] M [Age first Married] 20 [Attended school this year] no [Able to read or write] yes [Birthplace] Illinois [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Able to speak English] yes [Occupation] none
      [Name] Kathryn Jensen [Relation] Daughter [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 15 [Marital Status] S [Attended school this year] yes [Able to read or write] yes [Birthplace] Illinois [Father's Birthplace] Illinois [Mother's Birthplace] Illinois [Can speak English] yes [Occupation] none
      [Name] Helen Jensen [Relation] Daughter [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 9 [Marital Status] S [Attended school this year] yes [Able to read or write] left blank [Birthplace] Illinois [Father's Birthplace] Illinois [Mother's Birthplace] Illinois [Can speak English] left blank [Occupation] none
      [Name] Christian Jensen [Relation] Father [Sex] M [Race] W [Age] 74 [Marital Status] Wd [Attended school this year] no [Able to read or write] yes [Birthplace] Denmark [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Language spoken in home before coming to US] Danish [Immigration] 1885 [Naturalization] Na  [Able to speak English] yes [Occupation] Manufacturer for a Belt Maker [Class of worker] W [Employed] [At Work Yesterday] yes [Veteran] no


    5. [S14] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.), Year: 1940; Census Place: Maine, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T627_780; Page: 25B; Enumeration District: 16-229; Household: 556; Lines: 41-45; Bennett Jensen household (Reliability: 3).
      576 1940 US Census Bennett Jensen household
      576 1940 US Census Bennett Jensen household
      SIXTEENTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES: 1940 / POPULATION SCHEDULE
      [State] Illinois [County] Cook [Township] Maine Township [Incorporated place] Park Ridge City [Ward] 1st [Block] - [Enumeration District] 16-229 [Supervisor's District] 29 [Sheet No.] 25B [Enumerated by me on ] - [, 1930, ] signed Laura Fritz [, Enumerator.]
      [Street] Ridge Terrace [House No.] 226 [Household visited] 556 [Lines] 41-45
      [Name] Bennett Jensen [Relation] Head [Home Own or Rent] O [Value of home or monthly rental] 10000 [Sex] M [Race] W [Age] 53 [Marital Status] M [Attended school since 1-Mar-1940?] no [Highest grade completed] 8 [Birthplace] Illinois [Residence on 1 Apr 1935?] same house [At work last week?] yes  [Assinged to public emergency work?] - [Seeking work?] - [No of hours worked last week] 40 [Occupation] secretarial [Industry] Steam RR [Class of worker] Pw [Employed] [Num of weeks worked in 1939] 52 [Salary received in 1939] 2769 [Income from other sources?] no
      [Name] Agnete Jensen [Relation] Wife [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 47 [Marital Status] M [Attended school since 1-Mar-1940?] no [Highest grade completed] H1 [Birthplace] Illinois [Residence on 1 Apr 1935?] same house [At work last week?] no [Assinged to public emergency work?] no - [Seeking work?] no [Has a job?] no [Engaged at home?] housework [Num of weeks worked in 1939] 0 [Salary received in 1939] 0 [Income from other sources?] no
      [Name] Katherine Jensen [Relation] Daughter [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 25 [Marital Status] S [Attended school since 1-Mar-1940?] no [Highest grade completed] H4 [Birthplace] Illinois [Residence on 1 Apr 1935?] same house [At work last week?] yes [Assinged to public emergency work?] - - [Seeking work?] - [No of hours worked last week] 40 [Occupation] Beautician [Industry] Beauty Shop [Class of worker] Pw [Num of weeks worked in 1939] 52 [Salary received in 1939] 832 [Income from other sources?] yes
      [Name] Helen Jensen [Relation] Daughter [Sex] F [Race] W [Age] 20 [Marital Status] S [Attended school since 1-Mar-1940?] no [Highest grade completed] H4 [Birthplace] Illinois [Residence on 1 Apr 1935?] same house [At work last week?] yes [Assinged to public emergency work?] - - [Seeking work?] - [No of hours worked last week] 40 [Father's Birthplace] Illinois [Mother's Birthplace] Illinois [Can speak English] left blank [Occupation] Assistant [Industry] Dentist office [Class of worker] Pw [Num of weeks worked in 1939] 0 [Salary received in 1939] 0 [Income from other sources?] no
      [Name] Christian Jensen [Relation] Father [Sex] M [Race] W [Age] 83 [Marital Status] Wd [Attended school since 1-Mar-1940?] no [Highest grade completed] 8 [Birthplace] Denmark [Citizenship] na [Residence on 1 Apr 1935?] same house [At work last week?] no  [Assinged to public emergency work?] no - [Seeking work?] no  [Has a job?] no [Engaged at home?] other [Num of weeks worked in 1939] 0 [Salary received in 1939] 0 [Income from other sources?] no