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 Ida May <I>Simonsen</I> Christensen

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Ida May Simonsen Christensen

  • Birth 24 Mar 1863 Denmark
  • Death 14 Nov 1941 Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA
  • Burial Orum, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
  • Memorial ID 97357799


Ida Mae Simmsen was born on March 24, 1863, in Greefor, Denmark. She died on November 14, 1941, in Omaha, Nebraska, at the age of 78.

In 1883 in Obslag 160, (1859-1887) she was a unmarried woman age 20, living with her father Christen Simonsen, in Skorping Station. The named father of her daughter Marie Kirstine Christine Christensen is bachelor Henrick Andreasen of Store Brondum. Her daughter was born 14 Nov 1883 ---Index p. 51-35 reported, according to regulation of 24 January 1844, sent to Gjerding-Blenstrup parish, and agreement for entry into Blenstrup church register received, dated 17 December 1883. Stilled yet a unmarried woman on 23 July 1885 the date of her son, Christian Martin Johan Christensen birth. Ida was age 22 and named for father of this child, Martin Johan Andersen of Stor-Arden. This record was entered into church registers of Fraeer Parish. Sometime later, after her second child was born, she met and married her husband Christian Nielsen Christiansen.

The union of Christian and Ida Mae Simmsen Christensen (Christiansen) was blessed with nine children; four sons and three daughters:

Matilda (Tillie) Christensen (1890 – 1978)
* 1st Husband: William King ( - )
* 2nd Husband: Vyo Lynn (1887 - )
Neils Peter Christensen (1893 – 1957)
Maren (Myra) Christensen (1894 – 1914)
Baby Christensen ( – )
Marshall Christensen (1898 – 1942)
* Wife: Maggie ( - )
Dora Christensen (1901 – 1981)
Oscar William Christensen (1903 – 1915)

Ida had two additional children: (see above)
Kristina Marie Christensen (1883 – 1951)
Christian Martin Johan Christiansen (1884 – 1915)
WIFE OF CHRISTIAN: Mary Ellen "Mayme" Lake Allenbeck

Notes added by Photo Contributor Bill W:
The headstone for Ida Christensen lies south of her husband Christ Christensen's marker near the northwest corner of the cemetery.

Looking west at the gravemarkers for Ida (left) and Christ Christensen. They are located near the western edge, in the second lot south of the northwestern corner.





  • Created by: Connie Schwindt Rumold
  • Added: 18 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97357799
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ida May Simonsen Christensen (24 Mar 1863–14 Nov 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97357799, citing Lincoln Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by Connie Schwindt Rumold (contributor 47931842) .