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Christen Jensen Christensen
Birth: May 4, 1867, Denmark
Death: Dec. 15, 1934
Lake Benton
Lincoln County
Minnesota, USA

Son of Christen Anderson Christensen Glad and Karen Marie Jens Datter.

C.J. Christensen was born in Vensyssel Denmark on May 4, 1867. He came to America at age 13 with his parents. They settled in Audubon County in Iowa. C.J. married Sophie Anderson on August 15, 1889. They farmed in Iowa until 1914, when they moved to Minnesota. They bought the Eiler Thompson farm in Diamond Lake where they lived until 1934. C.J. Died December 15, 1934. Sophie then moved to Lake Benton wher she lived until 1940. She died March 11, 1940. There were ten children in the family, one daughter died at birth.
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Lake Benton News
12 14 1934 Page 1

DIAMOND LAKE MAN STRICKEN SUDDENLY
C.J. Christensen passed away suddenly Wednesday evening at his home in Diamond Lake. Mr. Christensen had been enjoying usual good health and was at work about the farm yard at the time of his death; death was believed do to a heart attack.

Funeral services will be held from the home Saturday 1:00 o'clock and from the diamond Lake church at 1:30.

An obituary of the deceased will be published in next week's issue of the News.



 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sophia Andersen Christensen (1874 - 1941)
 
 Children:
  Andrew C. Christensen (1896 - 1969)*
  Karen Marie Christensen Meyer (1897 - 1964)*
  Ann Marie Christensen Meyer (1899 - 1926)*
  Charles Peter Christensen (1902 - 1977)*
  Fred B. Christensen (1904 - 1951)*
  Albert John Christensen (1906 - 1990)*
  Helen Martha Dorthea Christensen Hansen (1907 - 1999)*
  Einer Jens Christensen (1917 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Diamond Lake Cemetery
Lake Benton
Lincoln County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Row 4, Lot 36A, Grave 3W
 
Created by: Chris Wimmer
Record added: Oct 04, 2008
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2008
 
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