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 Laura H  C <I>Hansen</I> Christiansen

Laura H C Hansen Christiansen

Odense, Odense Kommune, Syddanmark, Denmark
Death 1 Nov 1925 (aged 67)
Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Burial Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Plot A.02.01.04
Memorial ID 89220 · View Source
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1925 Utah Death Certificate
Heart, stroke

Laura Hansine C Hansen age 67
Laura H (James Morten) Peterson, div.
Laura H (Jacob Peter) Moss, d1903 in jail
Laura H (George Eph.) Christiansen, d1946

c1874 Immigration Denmark

1874 Married Salt Lake City, Utah
James M Petersen
Miss Laura Hansine C Hansen
July 13, 1874
Volume B, Page 402
Sevier County. Probate Record Book B
FHL #482, 256

1880 Census Richfield, Sevier, Utah
James M Peterson 30
Laura Peterson 21
James M Peterson, 11 months
Sina Hansen 19, sister-in-law
Jacob Laursen 10

about 1883
Divorce James M Peterson

Mrs Laura H C Peterson
Jacob Peter Moss
later divorced

1899 Married Richfield, Sevier, Utah
George E Christiansen, 34?
Mrs Laura H Moss
January 6, 1899
Vol. A1, Page 276

1900 June 21 Census Richfield, Sevier, Utah
Geo R Christiansen 23, teaming
Laura Christiansen 41
Lawrence Peterson 16
Ammon Moss 11
Sina Moss 6
Own home

1910 Census Richfield, Sevier
George E Christiansen 34
Laura Christiansen 51
Sine Moss 17

1925 Death Richfield, Utah
Laura C Christiansen Called to Her Reward
Mrs Laura H C Christiansen passed away at her home Sunday. She has had poor health for the past two years and for nearly two months has been confined to her bed. Mrs Christiansen was born in Odensee, Denmark, July 8, 1858, and emigrated to Utah when only a child. She was married to James M Peterson in 1847 and from this union were born two sons, Jas M. Jr, and Lawrence M.
Some years later she was married to Peter Moss and from this union came two children, Ammon and Sena.
In 1899 she married George Christiansen, who, with the following children, survives: Jas M and Lawrence M Peterson, Ammon Moss and Mrs Sena Sharkey. Two sisters, Mrs Christena Nielson and Mrs N P Jorgenson, also survive.
Funeral services were held in the First ward chapel Wednesday afternoon, Bishop F M Ogden officiating. President R D Young and Judge H N Hayes were the speakers.
Music was furnished by the ward choir. Services being held while the paper goes to press, we will report them in our next issue.
Richfield Reaper, Thu Nov. 5, 1925, Page 1.

1925 Richfield, Utah
Funeral Services for Mrs George Christiansen
Funeral services for Mrs. George Christiansen, who died at her home Sunday, following a lingering illness, were held Wednesday afternoon in the First Ward chapel with Bishop F M Ogden officiating.

Music was furnished by the ward choir under the direction of Mrs Josephine Christensen with Mrs Lizzie Hansen at the organ. The choir rendered the songs Beautiful Isle of Somewhere, Guide Me to Thee and Rest, Rest for the Weary Soul. A solo, Though Deepening Trial, was reverently sung by Terrah Black. The speakers, H.N. Hayes and R. D. Young offered ---onis of consolation to the bereaved and spoke of Mrs. Christiansen as one who had lived a life of quiet service.

President Young refered to her as a pioneer mother who went through the hardships incident to the redemption and building up of this commonwealth, one who had discharged the duties of life in bringing forth some splendid spirts to work out their salvation here in mortality.

The opening prayer was offered by John Christensen, Bishop H J Hansen offered the benediction. Interment was in the city cemetery where the grave was dedicated by Peter Nielson.

Jas M. Peterson, Lawrence Peterson, Ammon Moss, M. Sharkey, Ward Nielson and Martin Peterson acted as pall bearers. A profusion of beautiful and artistically arranged flowers covered the bier.

Surviving Mrs. Christiansen are her husband, George Christiansen, and the following children Jas. M Peterson, Lawrence Peterson, Ammon Moss, Mrs Sena Sharkey, Two sisters, Mrs Christena Nielson and Mrs N P Jorgenson, also survive.
Richfield Reaper, Thurs Nov. 12, 1925, p 12.

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