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 Christen Jensen Christensen

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Christen Jensen Christensen

  • Birth 4 May 1867 Denmark
  • Death 15 Dec 1934 Lake Benton, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Lake Benton, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA
  • Plot Row 4, Lot 36A, Grave 3W
  • Memorial ID 30306418

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.

Lake Benton News
12 14 1934 Page 1

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.

  • Created by: Chris Wimmer
  • Added: 4 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30306418
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Christen Jensen Christensen (4 May 1867–15 Dec 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30306418, citing Diamond Lake Cemetery, Lake Benton, Lincoln County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Chris Wimmer (contributor 46920669) .