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Jens “James” Christensen

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  • Name Jens “James” Christensen 
    Gender Male 
    Born 15 July 1865  Boünüm, Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Baptism 29 July 1865  Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Confirmation 4 April 1880  Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration 1888  [5, 6
    Naturalization 7 April 1894  Morris, Grundy Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation Contractor, Farmer  [8, 9
    Death Notice The Hammond Times
    James Christensen, 75
    Mrs. Marie Wilhelm, wife of John Wilhelm, Democratic county chairman and deputy county treasurer of Hammond, yesterday received word of the death of her father, James Christensen, 75 of Knox, Ind.
    The deceased, a retired dairy farmer, passed away at his Knox home.
    A long personal friend of Lieut. Gov. Henry F. Schricker, Christensen also was the father of Mrs. Ethel Wilhelm, wife of John F. Wilhelm, Hammond insurance man and income tax expert. The Wilhelms married sisters.
    Other survivors include a son, Edward, of Whiting, employe of the Standard Oil company; another son, Arthur, of Knox; Mrs. Maria Christensen, his wife, and a nephew, Leo Christensen, employe of the Hammond post office, and several grand children. Funeral services will be held in Knox on Wednesday.  [10
    Residence(s) Morris, IL
    1900: 7028 Stoney Island Ave, Chicago, IL
    March 4, 1910 - Moved to a farm in Starke County, IN. Named the farm Shenandoah.  [11
    Died 25 February 1940  Knox, Starke Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
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    Person ID I475  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 16 November 2014 

    Father Christian Hansen Kodbol,   b. about 1815, Strellev, Nørre Horne, Ringkøbing, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Inger Marie Jensen,   b. 31 July 1828, Boünüm, Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 July 1882, Bjolderup, Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 12 April 1851  Horne, Øster Horne, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F298  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Martine Marie Petersen,   b. 30 May 1865, Nørup, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 June 1957, Hammond, Lake Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 4 March 1897  Morris, Grundy Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence(s) 1920: Center Twp., Starke Co., Indiana
    1935: Knox, Indiana  [13, 14
    Children 
    +1. Ingman Arthur Christensen,   b. 26 January 1898, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 August 1962  (Age 64 years)
    +2. Edward Peter Christensen,   b. 12 March 1900, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1996, Midland, Midland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     3. Marie Vivara Christensen,   b. 30 March 1902,   d. January 1993, Munster, Lake Co., Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +4. Ethel Signa Christensen,   b. 13 August 1904,   d. March 1999  (Age 94 years)
    Family ID F291  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Danish Luth?

      Member of Round Lake Church

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Varda, Denmark.

    2. [S1802] Aarhaus, Denmark.

    3. [S2869] .

    4. [S2946] .

    5. [S289] 1881.

    6. [S2551] 1888.

    7. [S289] 1892.

    8. [S115] .

    9. [S289] farmer.

    10. [S1689] James Christensen, 75.

    11. [S2551] .

    12. [S2870] .

    13. [S289] .

    14. [S1687] Beautiful Wedding Ceremony Unites Marie V. Christensen and Robert Wihelm in Marriage.


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