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Emma Marie Jensen Svendgaard
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Birth: Dec. 21, 1868
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 1944
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA

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EMMA MARIE (JENSEN) SVENDGAARD
December 21, 1868 - December 19, 1944

Emma Marie Jensen was a member of the late Soren Jensen family. She was a native of Washington County, Nebraska born on the Soren Jensen Homestead. She was the second of 13 children. She attended March School.

She was wed to Peter Svendgaard June 1, 1887 in Blair by former Judge Alonzo Perkins. Ten children were born. Son Alfred died at age 16 years as a result of an injury after being kicked by a horse. Emma was very musical, played both piano and organ. Peter and Emma farmed on the farm next to the Homestead. She hauled milk products to the Orum store by horse and wagon.

They were engaged in farming for 43 years, then moved to Blair, Nebraska. Neither Emma or Peter had ever been ill in 56 years of marriage, but on that anniversary day they were both in Methodist Hospital in Omaha, where both
had recently underwent operations.

Emma passed away December 19, 1944 age 76 years. Burial in the Blair Cemetery.
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Source: The Family of Soren and Anne Sine Petersen Jensen, 1974
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 Parents:
  Soren Jensen (1842 - 1917)
  Anna Sine Petersen Jensen (1848 - 1931)
 
 Spouse:
  Peter Andrew Svendgaard (1861 - 1943)*
 
 Children:
  Sena Fredricka Svendgard Andersen (1886 - 1965)*
  Alfred A Svendgaard (1891 - 1901)*
  Elizabeth Evelyn Svendgaard Andersen (1893 - 1986)*
  Nels Marten Svendgard (1896 - 1965)*
  Andrew George Svendgard (1898 - 1974)*
  Odessa Svendgaard Brown (1901 - 1989)*
  Alvin John Svendgard (1903 - 1962)*
  Goldie Gladys Irene Svendgaard Follen (1906 - 1999)*
  Pearl Eulala Svendgaard Stricklett (1909 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna B Jensen Jensen (1867 - 1945)*
  Emma Marie Jensen Svendgaard (1868 - 1944)
  James Harold Jensen (1870 - 1945)*
  James Peter Jensen (1873 - 1938)*
  Nels Martin Jensen (1875 - 1967)*
  Mary Marie Jensen Reeh (1877 - 1949)*
  Andrew George Jensen (1879 - 1948)*
  Edward Arthur Jensen (1880 - 1959)*
  Henry Chris Jensen (1882 - 1975)*
  Esther Amelia Jensen Gilbertson (1885 - 1964)*
  Albert Alvin Jensen (1887 - 1967)*
  Sorena Dosena Jensen Kuhr (1890 - 1943)*
  Myrtle Jensen Voss (1892 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blair Cemetery
Blair
Washington County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: Block: 98 Lot: 14 Grave: 10
 
Created by: S. Wardell
Record added: May 26, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111221704
Emma Marie <i>Jensen</i> Svendgaard
Added by: S. Wardell
 
Emma Marie <i>Jensen</i> Svendgaard
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Emma Marie <i>Jensen</i> Svendgaard
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