James E. Christiansen

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James E. Christiansen

  • Birth 15 Apr 1875 New Jersey, USA
  • Death 12 Aug 1913 Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Plot Block: 87 Lot: 5 Grave: 1
  • Memorial ID 104400488

Published in the Tribune, 8/13/1913

(Much of the following article had been destroyed. An attempt will be made to find the original obituary and correct the account below.)


JAMES E. CHRISTENSEN

James E. Christensen died at his home in Blair at 12:30 Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 12, 1913 of (?)_______myelitis after being confined to his bed since Nov. 26, 1912.

James E. Christensen was born in ________, New Jersey, April 15, 1875. He came to Blair with his parents in ______ and has since resided here. He leaves to mourn his death a wife and ___________ and three brothers, Nels of H______, Nebr., Antone of Blair, and ________ of Park City, Utah and two sisters, Anna of Omaha and Mrs. _______ing of Lewiston, Idaho.

The funeral will be ________________ home Thursday and the body laid to rest in the Blair cemetery.


NOTE: Only Christensen in Block: 87
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United States Census, 1880
Name Jens Christenson
Event Place Cuming City, Washington, Nebraska
Birth Year (Estimated) 1875
Birthplace New Jersey, United States
Father's Birthplace Denmark
Mother's Birthplace Denmark

Niels C Christenson Self M 33 Denmark
Mary Christenson Wife F 27 Denmark
Jens Christenson Son M 5 New Jersey, United States
Niels Christenson Son M 3 New Jersey, United States
Andrew Christenson Son M 1 Nebraska, United States



United States Census, 1900
Name Nels Christiansen
Event Place Blair city Ward 1 & 4, Washington, Nebraska
Years Married 25
Birth Date Jun 1846
Birthplace Denmark
Marriage Year (Estimated) 1875
Immigration Year 1870
Father's Birthplace Denmark
Mother's Birthplace Denmark

Nels Christiansen Head M 54 Denmark
Mary Christiansen Wife F 47 Denmark
Andrew Christiansen Son M 21 Nebraska
Possibly: 3/27/1929 CHRISTIANSEN, ANDREW WIESE, ROSIE 10 430
Walter A Christiansen Son M 19 Nebraska
Possibly: 11/22/1911 CHRISTIANSEN, WALTER E ANDERSEN, CARRIE C 7 228
Anna Christiansen Daughter F 16 Nebraska
Mary Christiansen Daughter F 14 Nebraska





James E Christiansen, "United States Census, 1910"
Name: James E Christiansen

Event Place: Blair Ward 1, Washington, Nebraska
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Immigration Year:
Birthplace: New Jersey
Father's Birthplace: Denmark
Mother's Birthplace: Denmark
Household ID: 25
Page: 1
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF James E Christiansen M 35y New Jersey
WIFE Ella A Christiansen F 27y Nebraska
SON Russell L Christiansen M y 8m Nebraska
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Brother, Walter Alter Christiansen, b 12 Feb 1882 in Blair, Nebraska and d 1962 in Park City, Utah w/ obit appearing in Park Record 5.

Walter and Cora E. Daggy Dreitzler were married sometime between 1900 and 1910.


United States Census, 1900
Name

As, Cora E Drutzler (sic), appeared with her first husband and children in Stromsburg Precinct (north part) Stromburg city, Polk, Nebraska. Was said to be the mother of 7 children with 4 still living at this time and all 4; Floyd, Gladys, Clifford, and Glen; residing with their parents.

Cora and John Dreitzler were married on 01 Jan 1887 in York county, Nebraska. In 1900, the Dreitzler's were residing in Stromsburg Precinct (north part) Stromburg city, Polk, Nebraska. Cora was the mother of 7 children with 4 still living at this time.

Family members in 1900 were:

John Dreitzler, # 59651443, b ca 1862 in Indiana. B Nov 1862 per 1900 census. Parents b Germany. D 1914 and bd in Kansas with several Dreitzler family members.


Cora E Dreitzler, b ca 1870 in Iowa, father b Indiana and mother b Iowa. (see below)

Son, Floyd Dreitzler, b ca Colorado (per 1900 census; see below). B Jul 1887 per 1900 census. *(Stepson to Walter, and Cora's son) Floyd Dreitzler, # 68327480, 1888-1913. ~ Utah Deaths and Burials, b ca 1886 and d 10 Nov 1913 at Park City, Utah. Bd on 11 Nov 1913 at Park City, Summit, Utah. This record has POB as Indiana; mother as Cora Christiansen.

Daughter, Gladys Dreitzler, b ca 1889 in Nebraska

Son, Clifford Dreitzler, b ca 1895 in Nebraska

Son, Glenn Dreitzler, b ca 1899 in Nebraska (see below))



Kansas, Marriages
Name John Dreitzler
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 24 Jul 1908
Event Place Oswego, Labette, Kansas, United States
Gender Male
Age 45
Marital Status Married
Birth Year (Estimated) 1863
Birthplace Stromsberg, Nebraska
Spouse's Name Lille A Vandermark
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Age 39
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated) 1869
Spouse's Birthplace Bartlett, Labette, Ks





























In 1910, 1920, 1940, Walter and Cora appeared in Park City, Utah. Clifford and Glenn Dreitzler residing with them in 1910, and Glen in 1920.

Registered for the WW1 draft in San Pete County, Sevier County, Summit County, Utah. At this time; farmer; md Cora; resident of Park City, Utah.



United States Census, 1910
Name Walter A Christensen
Event Type Census
Event Date 1910
Event Place Park City, Summit, Utah, United States
Gender Male
Age 29
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Birth Year (Estimated) 1881
Birthplace Nebraska
Father's Birthplace Denmark
Mother's Birthplace Denmark

Walter A Christensen, # 68327352, 1882-1962
Head M 29 Nebraska


Spouse, Cora E. Daggy Dreitzler Christiansen, b ca 1870-72 in Iowa and d 12 Dec 1953 (Utah Death Certs) or 14 Dec 1953 in Provo, Utah. Bd Park City, Summit, Utah.

Per Utah Death Certificates; Cora's parents were James H. Daggy ( # 66579493 ) and mother surname Mcclary (Mary Daggy, # 93553141 ); spouse Walter A. Christiansen.

Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers has name as Mrs Cora Daggy Christiansen; b 06 Sep 1870 at Fairfield, , Iowa and d Provo, Utah. Printed 17 Dec 1953 in Park Record 4.



Clifford Dreitzler Stepson M 15 Nebraska


Glenn Dreitzler Stepson M 10 Nebraska, # 68327434, 1900-1941. * Glen Austin Dreilzter, b ca 1899-1900 in Stromsberg, Nebraska and d 24 May 1941 at Park City, Summit, Utah. Father, John Dreitzler, b Elkhart Nebr. Mother, Cara Daggy, b Fairfield, Iowa. Spouse; Nellie Mair. Miner.

(Note that POB for father is Nebraska on death record. Note that marriage to Lillie also has John Dreitzler's POB as Nebraska, but in a different town. 1900 census indi


United States Census, 1920
Name Walter A Christiansen
Event Type Census
Event Date 1920
Event Place Park City, Summit, Utah, United States
Gender Male
Age 38
Marital Status Married
Race White
Race (Original) White
Can Read Yes
Can Write Yes
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Own or Rent Own
Birth Year (Estimated) 1882
Birthplace Nebraska
Father's Birthplace Denmark
Mother's Birthplace Denmark

Walter A Christiansen Head M 38 Nebraska
Cora E Christiansen Wife F 49 Iowa










United States Census, 1940
Name Walter A Christensen
Event Type Census
Event Date 1940
Event Place Ward 1, Park City, Park City Election Precinct, Summit, Utah, United States
Gender Male
Age 58
Marital Status Married
Race (Original) White
Race White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original) Head
Relationship to Head of Household Head
Birthplace Nebraska
Birth Year (Estimated) 1882
Last Place of Residence Same Place
Household
Role
Sex
Age
Birthplace
Walter A Christensen Head M 58 Nebraska
Cora E Christensen Wife F 69 Iowa



Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers
Deceased
Name Walt Christensen
Event Type Obituary
Event Date 02 Aug 1962
Event Place Utah, United States
Gender Male
Age 80
Relationship to Deceased Deceased
Birth Date 12 Feb 1882
Birth Year 1882
Birthplace Blairville, , Nebraska
Death Year (Estimated) 1962
Death Place Park City, , Utah
Newspaper Park Record 5
Spouse and Children
Cora E Daggy Drietzler Wife Female
Parents and Siblings
Nence Christensen Parent Unknown
Mary Christensen Mother Female
Chris Christensen Brother Male
Mrs Marie Eping Sister Female


Family Members

Parents
Spouse

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  • Created by: Sheila
  • Added: 30 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 104400488
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James E. Christiansen (15 Apr 1875–12 Aug 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 104400488, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Sheila (contributor 47702527) .