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Thea Olive Jensen Caro
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1885
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 1910
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Theodora Olive Jensen (1885-1910) Caro was both deaf and mute. (b. March 10, 1885; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA - d. October 15, 1910; Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA)

Thea was the daughter of Lena Elaine Olson (1860-1938) aka Hannah Eline Olsdatter; and Andrew Havig Jensen (1861-1930). She was named after her maternal grandmother. Thea was both deaf and mute.

She was born on March 10, 1885 in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Her siblings include: Mary Jensen (1883-1969) aka Marie Jensen, who was married to Albert Rath (1881-1950) and later married Nels Hemwall (1875-1965); Leif Jensen (1886-1955) who was a stockbroker that married Agnes Hansen (1890-1965); Leonard G. Jensen I (1887-1979) who married Gertrude Brock (1892-1944); Josetta Dorothy Jensen (1889-1940) aka Dolly Jensen, who married William James Gogerty (1893-1939); Margarite Jensen (1891-1986) aka Daisy Jensen, who married Francis Joseph Woods (1891-1972) aka Frank Wooods, and later married Robert Campbell; Goldie Jensen (1891-1965) who married William Holm (1891-1983); Eleanore Margaret Jensen (1897-1987) who married Mahlon Edward Shanahan (1900-1993); and the youngest was Alvin Jensen (1900-1986) who married Helen Mae Baldwin (1907-1998).

Thea married Max Morris Caro (1882-1920) who was Jewish.

Max and Thea had the following children: Grace Lillie Caro (1902-1994) who married Frank Cruicshank Failing (1901-1948) then after his death she married Carl J. Taylor (1901-1967); Ira Caro (1905-1975) who married Josephine Slattery (1915-1955); Harold L. Caro (1907-1998) who married Mary Virgilous Geary (1918- ); Ann Caro (1910-1968) who married Sye X and after his death married Carl Munter.

Thea died on October 15, 1910 less than a month after giving birth to her daughter, Anna. Her Illinois death certificate Number was "2277". Mary Virgiious Geary (1918- ) believes the cause of death was complications from a gallstone operation. Thea and Max's children were then raised by Lena and Andrew Jensen, and they appear at 4932 Austin Avenue in Chicago on the 1920 US Census.

Thea Jensen (1885-1910) was the first cousin, twice removed of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on November 14, 2003. Updated on January 28, 2011 with information from her marriage certificate. Updated on August 30, 2013 with her middle name from the birth certificate of her son.

Family links: 
  Andrew Havig Jensen (1860 - 1930)
  Lena Olson Jensen (1860 - 1938)
  Max Morris Caro (1881 - 1920)
  Ira A. Caro (1905 - 1975)*
  Mary Jensen Rath Hemwall (1884 - 1969)*
  Thea Olive Jensen Caro (1885 - 1910)
  Leif Jensen (1886 - 1955)*
  Josette Dorothea Jensen Gogerty (1888 - 1940)*
  Leonard Arthur Jensen (1890 - 1979)*
  Sally Jensen Holm (1891 - 1965)*
  Marguerite Jensen Woods (1892 - 1986)*
  Eleanor Margaret Jensen Shanahan (1897 - 1987)*
  Alvin Jensen (1899 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Mount Olive Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Nov 14, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8085027
Thea Olive <i>Jensen</i> Caro
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
Thea Olive <i>Jensen</i> Caro
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
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 Added: Sep. 30, 2005

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