Nellie Mae Blesh

F, b. circa 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ritchie.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageNellie Mae Blesh married William Glasgow Ritchie.
Birthcirca 1895Nellie Mae Blesh was born circa 1895 at Illinois.
Divorcebefore 1930She and William Glasgow Ritchie were divorced before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 January 1920Des Moines, Polk, IowaNellie Mae Blesh was listed as wife in William Glasgow Ritchie's household on the 1920 Census at Des Moines, Polk, Iowa.1
9 April 1930Washington, Jasper, IowaNellie Mae Blesh was listed as a divorced servant for the Myron Buck family on the 1930 Census at Washington, Jasper, Iowa.2

Children of Nellie Mae Blesh and William Glasgow Ritchie

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED95. Dwelling 114.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED50-38. Dwelling 62.

Dennis Eugene Hultgren

M, b. 19 March 1929, d. 13 March 2018
Father*John Alfred Hultgren b. 26 Jan 1881
Mother*Esther Marie Johnson b. c 1899
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 March 1929Dennis Eugene Hultgren was born on 19 March 1929 at South Dakota.
He was the son of John Alfred Hultgren and Esther Marie Johnson.
Death13 March 2018Dennis Eugene Hultgren died on 13 March 2018 at age 88 Dennis Hultgren, 88, rural Akron, Iowa, passed away Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Sanford in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Romsdal Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, South Dakota. Reverend Nate Hansen will officiate. Burial with military honors will be provided by the Hoschler American Legion Post 186 of Akron and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6149 of Alcester at the Union Creek Lutheran Cemetery, rural Akron. Visitation with family present will be from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Visitation will resume from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home with expressions of sympathy extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

Memorials can be made in his name to the Romsdal Lutheran Church Building Fund.

Dennis Eugene Hultgren was born in the family farmhouse, northwest of Akron, Iowa in Union County, South Dakota on March 19, 1929. He attained the age of 88 years, 11 months, and 22 days. He was the son of John A. Hultgren and Esther Marie (Johnson) Hultgren. He lived in this historic house for more than 86 years.

He received his early education at West Union, a one-room rural school and graduated from Akron High School in 1946. He married Nelda E. Olson on August 3, 1957 at Union Creek Lutheran Church. He farmed the family farm for 44 years, retiring in 1991. He continued to live on his farm after retirement. He was a part-time employee of the Farmer’s Cooperative and also a property manager for out-of-state owners.

Community and State Affairs include: Chairman, Union County Planning and Zoning Board; Chairman, Union-Sayles Watershed Board; Treasurer 28 years of Sioux Valley Township; Treasurer, West Union School Board; Chairman, Union County School Board; President, Alcester, SD School Board; Member, Technical Board of Revision, South East South Dakota Council of Officials (SECOG); Board of Directors, Siouxland Interstate Planning Council, Sioux City, IA (SIMPCO); Secretary, Council of Officials (SIMPCO); Board of Directors, Akron Community Theater; Republican Precinct Committeeman; Union County Republican Committeeman and Member of the South Dakota State Republican Committee; Chairman, South Dakota State Board of Equalization 8 years; South Dakota Delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1988; and President of Union County Farm Bureau for 18 years. He was also a past member of the South Dakota Livestock Feeders, the National Cattlemen’s Association, and the Associated School Boards of South Dakota.

Dennis served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953, serving in the Infantry in the Korean War and was assigned to the 224th Infantry Regiment on the 40th Infantry Division, North of the 38th Parallel. The United States Government awarded him the Combat Infantry Badge, Korean Service Medal, 3 Bronze Battle Stars, United Nations Service Medal, American Defense Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal. The South Korean Government awarded him their South Korean Service Medal and the Republic of Korean Presidential Unit Citation. The 224th Infantry Regiment awarded him a certificate, acknowledging his participation in the 40th Division Tank Company in Combat, the Satae Valley, and the Punch Bowl.

Dennis was life member of the Albert E. Hoschler Post 186 of the American Legion since 1953 and a member the Veteran’s of Foreign Wars in Alcester, as well as members of Past Chef de Gare of the 40 et 8, Voiture 865 and the 224th Infantry Association.

He was also a trustee of the Hoschler American Legion, and in the 13 counties that comprise the 9th District of the Iowa American Legion, he served as Commander, Vice Commander, Chaplain, and was Judge Advocate for 18 years. He was a past member of the Department of Iowa Executive and Chairman of the Department of Iowa Athletics and Contest for 3 years. He represented and officiated at numerous Veteran’s funerals, even when no Pastor was available.

He was a past member of Union Creek Lutheran Church, baptized on April 28, 1929 and later confirmed on August 2, 1942. He served as President on the Church Council many times and served as chairman for several important projects. He was the Historiographer for UC Church Histories that were published for the 100th and 125th anniversaries. He served as Sunday school teacher, liturgist, choir member, children sermon-presenter, and sermon-giver. He was a board member of the UC Church Cemetery for 50 years and served as President more than 40 years. He was a planner and supporter, supervising many good improvements to the enlargements of the cemetery. He was also responsible for record keeping, updating, and printing of new maps.

He was voting member of the Synod Assemblies of both the Western Iowa Synod and the South Dakota Synod of the ELCA. Dennis served for 3 years as an elected member of the Council of the Western Iowa Synod, serving on the Synod Stewardship Committee and on the Synod Assembly Business and Council Committee for 3 years. Because of theological changes approved by the ELCA, Dennis removed his membership from the ELCA and Union Creek in 2010. Dennis has been a member of Romsdal Lutheran Church, rural Hudson, South Dakota since 2010. Romsdal belongs to Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (LCMC). This was the Pioneer Church of his Grandmother Hultgren, Guri-Anna Monsdotter, from Huglo, Norway who was a charter member.

Dennis was a speaker at Veteran’s programs when invited. He also authored and published 3 books, “The Hultgren Family History”, “To Korea and Back Home Again”, and “The Queen of the Neighborhood.” He was also the writer of many narratives printed in newspapers, both in Iowa and South Dakota on various subjects of interest.

He was the recipient of several honorary awards: Outstanding Community Service Award for Lions International; Distinguished Service Award, Associated School Boards of South Dakota; Siouxland Distinguished Service Award, Sioux City; and the Jefferson Award, Sioux Falls KELO-TV. His biography has been in Marquis’ Who’s Who In America, each edition since 1990. The 1879 Hultgren farm has been listed since 2004 on the National Register of Historic Places by South Dakota State Historical Society and the United States Department of Interior.

Besides his wife, Nelda, Dennis is survived by four children, Nancy (Willard) Forsythe of Akron, Jean (Dene) Doty of Alcester, Jahn Dennis (Colleen) Hultgren of Florence, South Carolina, and Ruth (Scott) Henneman of Omaha, Nebraska. There are also 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Ione (Chris) Lucht of Tempe, Arizona along with many nieces and nephews and other relatives.

Those preceding him in death were his parents; a sister and brother-in- law, Dorothy and Henry Borgman; and an infant brother, Esley John.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1930Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaDennis Eugene Hultgren was listed as a son in John Alfred Hultgren's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED14. Dwelling 82.

Clarence Nicholas Hornstein

M, b. 18 September 1898, d. December 1964
Father*George Henry Hornstein b. 25 Aug 1877, d. 21 Jun 1942
Mother*Amanda (?) b. c 1878, d. 16 Nov 1936
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationClarence Nicholas Hornstein was also known as C. N.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 September 1898Clarence Nicholas Hornstein was born on 18 September 1898 at Iowa.
He was the son of George Henry Hornstein and Amanda (?).
Marriage27 December 1921Clarence Nicholas Hornstein married Cecelia A. Fields, daughter of Fredrick W. Fields and Otilda S. Engelcke, on 27 December 1921 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
DeathDecember 1964Clarence Nicholas Hornstein died in December 1964 at age 66.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 June 1900Kendrick, Greene, IowaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1900 Census at Kendrick, Greene, Iowa.1
20 April 1910Platte Ward 2, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1910 Census at Platte Ward 2, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
15 January 1920Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as a son in George Henry Hornstein's household on the 1920 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.3
2 April 1930Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaClarence Nicholas Hornstein was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.4
1945Precinct 26, Escambia, FloridaHe appeared on the census of 1945 at Precinct 26, Escambia, Florida.
  • Clarence Nicholas Hornstein obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Iowa.
  • On 12 September 1918 at WWI Civilian Draft Registrations, Charles Mix, South Dakota.

Child of Clarence Nicholas Hornstein and Cecelia A. Fields

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED83. Dwelling 166.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED87. Dwelling 48.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 290.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 19.

Cecelia A. Fields

F, b. 8 February 1902
Father*Fredrick W. Fields b. Mar 1873, d. 9 Sep 1931
Mother*Otilda S. Engelcke b. 29 Sep 1871, d. 6 Jan 1944
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name27 December 1921As of 27 December 1921,her married name was Hornstein.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 February 1902Cecelia A. Fields was born on 8 February 1902 at Lincoln, South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Fredrick W. Fields and Otilda S. Engelcke.
Marriage27 December 1921Cecelia A. Fields married Clarence Nicholas Hornstein, son of George Henry Hornstein and Amanda (?), on 27 December 1921 at Charles Mix, South Dakota.
Census DateLocationDescription
10 January 1920Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaCecelia A. Fields was listed as a daughter in Fredrick W. Fields's household on the 1920 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.1
2 April 1930Platte, Charles Mix, South DakotaCecelia A. Fields was listed as wife in Clarence Nicholas Hornstein's household on the 1930 Census at Platte, Charles Mix, South Dakota.2
1945Precinct 26, Escambia, FloridaCecelia A. Fields appeared on the census of 1945 in the household of Clarence Nicholas Hornstein at Precinct 26, Escambia, Florida.

Child of Cecelia A. Fields and Clarence Nicholas Hornstein

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED49. Dwelling 157.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED22. Dwelling 19.

Leonard Swanson

M, b. 20 November 1918, d. 16 January 2015
Father*Alfred John Swanson b. 14 May 1872, d. 5 Oct 1972
Mother*Amanda Louisa Sand b. 11 Oct 1879, d. 4 May 1946
Leonard Swanson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLeonard Swanson was also known as Linardt.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 November 1918Leonard Swanson was born on 20 November 1918 at Union, South Dakota.
He was the son of Alfred John Swanson and Amanda Louisa Sand.
Marriage5 October 1940Leonard Swanson married Violet Vivian Anderson, daughter of Edward Anderson and Alfhild Hjelmdahl, on 5 October 1940 at Union, South Dakota.
Death16 January 2015Leonard Swanson died on 16 January 2015 at South Dakota at age 96 Leonard Swanson, 96, of West Akron, South Dakota passed away Friday, January 16, 2015 at Prairie Estates Care Center in Elk Point, South Dakota.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron. Reverend Carla Nelson will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 21, 2015, with the family present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., all at Carlsen Funeral Home - Schroeder Chapel in Akron. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com.

Leonard Alfred Swanson was born November 20, 1918 on the family farm in Union County, South Dakota, the son of Alfred and Amanda (Sand) Swanson. Leonard was baptized and confirmed at Union Creek Lutheran Church. He attended Garland Country School in Union County. Following his schooling, he farmed with his dad in Union County.

He was united in marriage to Violet Anderson on October 5, 1940 at her parent's home. Leonard and Violet farmed in Sioux Valley Township in Union County for many years, living on the home place his entire life. Leonard and Violet were blessed with 5 children, Verdell, Vivian, Eugene, Linette, and Venita. Violet passed away June 12, 2013.

Leonard was a lifelong member of Union Creek Lutheran Church. He had served on the board of directors for the Farmers Coop in Akron and was also a past board member of Garland Country School. Leonard was a Farmers Union member for many years. Through the years, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and reading. But most of all, he loved the times spent with family. He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his 5 children: Verdell Swanson and his wife Donna of Alcester, SD, Vivian Haage and her husband Robert of Springfield, SD, Eugene Swanson and his friend Cindy of Akron, IA, Linette Reed and her husband Richard of Sioux City, IA, and Venita Fiksdale and her husband Bill of Merrill, IA; 16 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Violet; his brothers: Stanley, Herb, Art, and Walter; and his sisters: Elsie Carlson and Antionetta Buum.
Census DateLocationDescription
26 January 1920Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaLeonard Swanson was listed as a son in Alfred John Swanson's household on the 1920 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.1
4 April 1930Sioux Valley, Union, South DakotaLeonard Swanson was listed as a son in Alfred John Swanson's household on the 1930 Census at Sioux Valley, Union, South Dakota.2
  • Leonard Swanson lived in May 1962 at Akron, Iowa.

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED251. Sheet 6B. Dwelling 121.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-14. Dwelling 26.

Violet Vivian Anderson

F, b. 14 January 1919, d. 12 June 2013
Father*Edward Anderson b. Mar 1864, d. 2 Jun 1951
Mother*Alfhild Hjelmdahl b. 25 Nov 1888, d. Sep 1981
Violet Vivian Anderson Swanson
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name5 October 1940As of 5 October 1940,her married name was Swanson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1919Violet Vivian Anderson was born on 14 January 1919 at South Dakota.
She was the daughter of Edward Anderson and Alfhild Hjelmdahl.
Marriage5 October 1940Violet Vivian Anderson married Leonard Swanson, son of Alfred John Swanson and Amanda Louisa Sand, on 5 October 1940 at Union, South Dakota.
Death12 June 2013Violet Vivian Anderson died on 12 June 2013 at age 94 Violet Swanson, 94, of West Akron, South Dakota, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at her home.

Services will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 at Union Creek Lutheran Church, rural Akron, Iowa with Pastor Carla Nelson officiating. Interment will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation with the family present will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church Monday afternoon. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.carlsenfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are with the Carlsen Funeral Home-Schroeder Chapel of Akron.

Pallbearers will be Jared Swanson, Ryan Reed, Wade Reed, Greg Swanson, Clint Haage, Billy Fiksdale, Kimberly Zacharias, and Amanda Christensen. Honorary casket bearers will be her great grandchildren.

Violet Vivian Anderson was born January 14, 1919 on the family farm near Beresford, South Dakota to Edward and Alfhild (Hjemdahl) Anderson. Violet was baptized and confirmed at Roseni Lutheran Church. She attended country school at North Spink school near her home. Violet was united in marriage to Leonard Swanson on October 5, 1940 at her parents home. Violet and Leonard farmed in Sioux Valley Township for many years. Violet and Leonard were blessed with 5 children, Verdell, Vivian, Eugene, Linette, and Venita. Violet assisted Leonard on the farm as well as tending to the family garden and canning much of the vegetables to enjoy throughout the year. She also enjoyed going to dances and jig-saw puzzles.

She belonged to Union Creek Lutheran Church for over 70 years. She enjoyed Bible studies and circle. Her greatest joy in life was her family. She loved the holiday gatherings with her children and grandchildren.

Survivors include her husband of 72 years, Leonard; 5 children, Verdell Swanson and his wife Donna of Alcester, SD, Vivian Haage and her husband Robert of Springfield, SD, Eugene Swanson and his friend Cindy of Akron, Iowa, Linette Reed and her husband Richard of Sioux City, IA, and Venita Fiksdale and her husband Bill of Merrill, IA; 20 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and 3 great great grandchildren; 4 sisters, Fern Svatos of Omaha, NE, Esther Girard of Elk Point, SD, Frances Granger of Webster, Wisconsin, and Wilma Strand and her husband Carroll of Elk Point, SD; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Alfhild (Hjemdahl) Anderson; and several brothers and sisters.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Spink, Union, South DakotaViolet Vivian Anderson was listed as a daughter in Edward Anderson's household on the 1920 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.1
12 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaViolet Vivian Anderson was listed as a daughter in Edward Anderson's household on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.2

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920;Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll T625_1724; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 252; Image: 540.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Spink, Union, South Dakota; Roll 2232; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 15; Image: 224.0.

Wayne McCrill

M, d. 25 September 1994
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage24 June 1944Wayne McCrill married Wanda Jean Robinson on 24 June 1944.
Death25 September 1994Wayne McCrill died on 25 September 1994.

Wanda Jean Robinson

F, b. 19 April 1923, d. 7 March 2019
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 June 1944As of 24 June 1944,her married name was McCrill.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 April 1923Wanda Jean Robinson was born on 19 April 1923.
Marriage24 June 1944She married Wayne McCrill on 24 June 1944.
Death7 March 2019Wanda Jean Robinson died on 7 March 2019 at age 95 Wanda McCrill, 95, of Akron, Iowa, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Akron Care Center in Akron, Iowa.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, March 15, 2019 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Sioux City. Visitation will be after 3:00 p.m. Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. The family will be present from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a Prayer Service at 7:00 p.m. Visitation will resume from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Friday at the church. Arrangements are with the Rexwinkel-Schroeder Funeral Home in Akron. Expressions of sympathy can be extended to the family through www.rexwinkelfh.com.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in Wanda’s name to the Akron Care Center, Wesley United Methodist Church, and/or Hospice of Siouxland.

Wanda Jean Robinson was born April 19, 1923 in Bloomfield, Nebraska, the daughter of Albert “Roy” and Pearl (Johnson) Robinson. She attended school in Nebraska. At the age of 8, she moved to Sergeant Bluff, Iowa where she continued her schooling. Later, they moved to Plymouth County, Iowa, where she attended Ross country school in Hancock Township. Following her schooling, she worked in Sioux City and The Battery.

She was united in marriage to Wayne McCrill on June 24, 1944 in Akron, Iowa. They farmed in County, SD until moving into Akron.

Wanda was a homemaker for her family and worked at Council Oaks Store in Akron and the Sewing Factory in Alcester, SD for a short time. Later, after moving into Akron, she worked for Thorson Drug for many years. After Wayne passed away on September 25, 1994, she moved to the Ridgewood Apartments in Akron. She worked as a hostess there until April of 2012. In July of 2013, she became a resident of the Akron Care Center.

Wanda was a longtime member of Wesley United Methodist Church in Akron. She was also a member of the Akron Lions Club where she oversaw the membership and calling committees. She volunteered for many years with Siouxland Aging. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, taking vacations, and being with family and friends. She was always there to help those in need.

Survivors include three daughters: Linda (Maynard) Ravnsborg of Sioux City, Karen Wilcoxon of Hinton, IA, and Peggy (Dick) Anderson of Sioux City; a son: Gary (Karen) McCrill of Akron, IA; 9 grandchildren: Mike (Jamie) Ravnsborg, Kevin (Shana) Ravnsborg, Lisa (Joe) Tobin, Lori (Greg) Breyfogle, Kim (Trevor) Wilson, Amy (Shane) Werner, Ryan (Carly) Anderson, Justin (Michaela) McCrill, and Kayla McCrill; 21 great grandchildren; a brother: Vernon (Marilyn) Robinson of Le Mars, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Pearl Robinson; her husband, Wayne McCrill; a son in law: Gene Wilcoxon; two sisters: Maxine (Waldon) Harding and Ruby (Ted) Towler; 3 brothers: Gale (Violet) Robinson, Lyle Robinson, and Kenny Robinson; and 4 siblings in infancy.

Walter John Johnson

M, b. 22 December 1918, d. 15 March 1975
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 December 1918Walter John Johnson was born on 22 December 1918.
Death15 March 1975He died on 15 March 1975 at age 56.

Child of Walter John Johnson

Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr.

M, b. 8 October 1911, d. 21 November 1990
Father*John Grier Parks Sr. b. 30 Jul 1878, d. 12 Jan 1961
Mother*Elizabeth Cheairs b. 13 Nov 1883, d. 1 Feb 1959
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameBenjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. also went by the name of Ben.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 October 1911Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. was born on 8 October 1911 at Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee.
He was the son of John Grier Parks Sr. and Elizabeth Cheairs.
Marriage25 July 1947Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. married Laura Clare Holt, daughter of George Hill Holt Sr. and Clara May Baldwin, on 25 July 1947 at Nashville, Tennessee, Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks marriage announcement.
Nashville Banner (Nashville, Tennessee) 30 Jul 1947 - Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks marriage announcement
Johnson City Press (Johnson City, Tennessee) 26 Jul 1947 - Attended wedding of Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tennessee) 25 Jul 1947 - Attended wedding of Laura Clara Holt and Ben C Parks
Death21 November 1990Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. died on 21 November 1990 at Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, at age 79.
Census DateLocationDescription
1920Concord Ward 4, Cabarrus, North CarolinaBenjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. was listed as a son in John Grier Parks Sr.'s household on the 1920 Census at Concord Ward 4, Cabarrus, North Carolina.1
1930Johnson City, Washington, TennesseeBenjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. was listed as a son in John Grier Parks Sr.'s household on the 1930 Census at Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee.2

Child of Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr. and Laura Clare Holt

Citations

  1. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Concord Ward 4, Cabarrus, North Carolina; Roll: T625_1288; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 60.
  2. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0011; FHL microfilm: 2342017.

Laura Clare Holt

F, b. 14 January 1920, d. 5 May 1998
Father*George Hill Holt Sr. b. 6 Oct 1882, d. 22 May 1924
Mother*Clara May Baldwin b. 27 May 1891, d. 25 Jul 1974
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLaura Clare Holt was also known as Laura-Clare.
Name VariationLaura Clare Holt was also known as Claire.
Married Name25 July 1947As of 25 July 1947,her married name was Parks.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1920Laura Clare Holt was born on 14 January 1920 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee.
She was the daughter of George Hill Holt Sr. and Clara May Baldwin.
Marriage25 July 1947Laura Clare Holt married Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr., son of John Grier Parks Sr. and Elizabeth Cheairs, on 25 July 1947 at Nashville, Tennessee, Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks marriage announcement.
Nashville Banner (Nashville, Tennessee) 30 Jul 1947 - Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks marriage announcement
Johnson City Press (Johnson City, Tennessee) 26 Jul 1947 - Attended wedding of Laura Clare Holt and Ben Parks
The Knoxville News-Sentinel (Knoxville, Tennessee) 25 Jul 1947 - Attended wedding of Laura Clara Holt and Ben C Parks
Death5 May 1998Laura Clare Holt died on 5 May 1998 at age 78.
  • Laura Clare Holt obtained US Social Security Card at Tennessee; last residence Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee.

Child of Laura Clare Holt and Benjamin Cheairs Parks Sr.

Arthur Harold Ness

M, b. 22 July 1906, d. 26 August 1988
Father*Anton Olson Ness b. 23 Dec 1876, d. 20 Mar 1952
Mother*Randi Marie Grina b. 7 Jan 1872, d. 5 Feb 1962
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageArthur Harold Ness married Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg.
Birth22 July 1906Arthur Harold Ness was born on 22 July 1906 at North Dakota.
He was the son of Anton Olson Ness and Randi Marie Grina.
Death26 August 1988Arthur Harold Ness died on 26 August 1988 at Yellowstone, Minnesota, at age 82.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1910Fay, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1910 Census at Fay, Burke, North Dakota.1
13 January 1920Fay, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1920 Census at Fay, Burke, North Dakota.2
22 April 1930Columbus, Burke, North DakotaArthur Harold Ness was listed as a son in Anton Olson Ness's household on the 1930 Census at Columbus, Burke, North Dakota.3
  • Arthur Harold Ness obtained US Social Security Card at North Dakota; last residence Billings, Yellowstone, Montana.

Citations

  1. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED186. Dwelling 93.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED38. Dwelling 44.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED7. Dwelling 92.

Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg

F, b. 3 July 1910, d. 20 August 2000
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ness.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageThelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg married Arthur Harold Ness, son of Anton Olson Ness and Randi Marie Grina.
Birth3 July 1910Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg was born on 3 July 1910.
Death20 August 2000She died on 20 August 2000 at Yellowstone, Montana, at age 90.
  • Thelma Agnes-Eleanor Berg obtained US Social Security Card at Montana; last residence Billings, Yellowstone, Montana.

Ole Ludwig Flados

M, b. 5 November 1891, d. 8 December 1958
Father*Ole Andreas Flados b. 30 Dec 1861, d. 19 Oct 1936
Mother*Hansine Ingerburg Larson b. 8 Mar 1869, d. 8 Oct 1964
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOle Ludwig Flados was also known as Ole Jr.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 November 1891Ole Ludwig Flados was born on 5 November 1891 at Gainesville, Texas.
He was the son of Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson.
Marriage6 November 1914Ole Ludwig Flados married Una Missouri Flournoy, daughter of Allen Gary Flournoy and Missouri Davis Richards, on 6 November 1914 A pretty wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. OLE FLADOS was Thursday evening, Nov. 6, when Miss UNA FLOURNOY and OLE FLADOS Jr. were united in marriage by Rev. N. R. STONE of the Methodist church. Miss MATTIE ANTRAM sang and Miss BESS BARRY played. Miss CLO MARCH and ROY FLOURNOY entered, followed by the bride and groom.
Nocona (TX) News November 13, 1914 - Una Flournoy and Ole Flados marriage announcement
Death8 December 1958Ole Ludwig Flados died on 8 December 1958 at Forth Worth, Tarrant, Texas, at age 67 Death certificate of Ole Ludwig Flados.
Death certificate of Ole Ludwig Flados 08 Dec 1958 Forth Worth, Tarrant, TX
Burialafter 8 December 1958He was buried after 8 December 1958 at Nocona Cemetery, Nocona, Montague, Texas.
Census DateLocationDescription
4 June 1900Nocona, Montague, TexasOle Ludwig Flados was listed as a son in Ole Andreas Flados's household on the 1900 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.1
7 January 1920Nocona, Montague, TexasOle Ludwig Flados was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.2
8 April 1930Henrietta, Clay, TexasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Henrietta, Clay, Texas.3
  • Ole Ludwig Flados traveled with Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson on 29 July 1901 at return trip from Norway to, America, Residence: America
    Destination: Galveston, Texas
    Ship: via Xania
    Line: Skandinav.4
  • Ole Ludwig Flados traveled with Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson on 17 August 1901 at Norway to, New York, New York, reported 18 years in Texas for Ole and 15 years for Hansine
    Port of Departure: Christiania
    Port of Arrival: New York, New York
    Ship Name: Hekla.

Children of Ole Ludwig Flados and Una Missouri Flournoy

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED58. Dwelling 94.
  2. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 66.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39-1. Dwelling 44.
  4. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Emigranter over Trondheim 1867-1930
    ID: 100094.

Una Missouri Flournoy

F, b. 9 June 1893, d. 31 May 1945
Father*Allen Gary Flournoy b. 17 May 1858, d. 28 Oct 1927
Mother*Missouri Davis Richards b. 30 Jul 1861, d. 9 Sep 1913
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Hollie Una.
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Flornoy.
Name VariationUna Missouri Flournoy was also known as Hattie Una.
Married Name6 November 1914As of 6 November 1914,her married name was Flados.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth9 June 1893Una Missouri Flournoy was born on 9 June 1893 at Texas.
She was the daughter of Allen Gary Flournoy and Missouri Davis Richards.
Marriage6 November 1914Una Missouri Flournoy married Ole Ludwig Flados, son of Ole Andreas Flados and Hansine Ingerburg Larson, on 6 November 1914 A pretty wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. OLE FLADOS was Thursday evening, Nov. 6, when Miss UNA FLOURNOY and OLE FLADOS Jr. were united in marriage by Rev. N. R. STONE of the Methodist church. Miss MATTIE ANTRAM sang and Miss BESS BARRY played. Miss CLO MARCH and ROY FLOURNOY entered, followed by the bride and groom.
Nocona (TX) News November 13, 1914 - Una Flournoy and Ole Flados marriage announcement
Death31 May 1945Una Missouri Flournoy died on 31 May 1945 at age 51.
Burialafter 31 May 1945She was buried after 31 May 1945 at Nocona Cemetery, Nocona, Montague, Texas.
Census DateLocationDescription
12 June 1900Justice Precinct 5, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as a daughter in Allen Gary Flournoy's household on the 1900 Census at Justice Precinct 5, Montague, Texas.1
21 April 1910Nocona, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as a daughter in Allen Gary Flournoy's household on the 1910 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.2
7 January 1920Nocona, Montague, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as wife in Ole Ludwig Flados's household on the 1920 Census at Nocona, Montague, Texas.3
8 April 1930Henrietta, Clay, TexasUna Missouri Flournoy was listed as wife in Ole Ludwig Flados's household on the 1930 Census at Henrietta, Clay, Texas.4

Children of Una Missouri Flournoy and Ole Ludwig Flados

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED55. Dwelling 134.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED180. Dwelling 63.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED105. Dwelling 66.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED39-1. Dwelling 44.

Dell Kinsley

M, b. 5 July 1893, d. 24 November 1973
Father*John Ethan Matthew Kinsley b. 13 Apr 1864, d. 21 Jun 1918
Mother*Ida Frances Millage b. 4 Jul 1867, d. 20 Dec 1937
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 July 1893Dell Kinsley was born on 5 July 1893 at Canton, South Dakota.
He was the son of John Ethan Matthew Kinsley and Ida Frances Millage.
MarriageJune 1916Dell Kinsley married Berniece Irene Figert, daughter of John Merton Figert and Dora Mae Martin, in June 1916.
Death24 November 1973Dell Kinsley died on 24 November 1973 at Yankton, South Dakota, at age 80.
Census DateLocationDescription
18 April 1930Highland, Jones, South DakotaDell Kinsley was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Highland, Jones, South Dakota.1
  • Dell Kinsley obtained US Social Security Card at South Dakota; last residence Winner, Tripp, South Dakota.
  • On 5 June 1917 at World War I Draft Registration, Sanborn, South Dakota.
  • On 26 June 1966 at Mr and Mrs Dell Kinsley 50th wedding anniversary.
    Mr and Mrs Dell Kinsley 50th wedding anniversary article 09 July 1966 The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)

Children of Dell Kinsley and Berniece Irene Figert

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED38-9. Dwelling 31.

Berniece Irene Figert

F, b. 28 October 1894, d. 18 July 1967
Father*John Merton Figert b. 5 Jan 1867, d. 11 Dec 1948
Mother*Dora Mae Martin b. Jun 1874
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBerniece Irene Figert was also known as Bernice.
Married NameJune 1916As of June 1916,her married name was Kinsley.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 October 1894Berniece Irene Figert was born on 28 October 1894 at Lake City, Iowa.
She was the daughter of John Merton Figert and Dora Mae Martin.
MarriageJune 1916Berniece Irene Figert married Dell Kinsley, son of John Ethan Matthew Kinsley and Ida Frances Millage, in June 1916.
Death18 July 1967Berniece Irene Figert died on 18 July 1967 at Mission, South Dakota, at age 72 also reported as 06 July 1967.
Mrs Dell Kinsley (Bernice Figert) obituary 24 July 1967 The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)
Census DateLocationDescription
22 June 1900Sheridan, Carroll, IowaBerniece Irene Figert was listed as a daughter in John Merton Figert's household on the 1900 Census at Sheridan, Carroll, Iowa.1
1910Beaver, Miner, South DakotaBerniece Irene Figert was listed as a daughter in John Merton Figert's household on the 1910 Census at Beaver, Miner, South Dakota.2
18 April 1930Highland, Jones, South DakotaBerniece Irene Figert was listed as wife in Dell Kinsley's household on the 1930 Census at Highland, Jones, South Dakota.3
  • On 26 June 1966 at Mr and Mrs Dell Kinsley 50th wedding anniversary.
    Mr and Mrs Dell Kinsley 50th wedding anniversary article 09 July 1966 The Daily Republic (Mitchell, SD)

Children of Berniece Irene Figert and Dell Kinsley

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED43. Dwelling 108.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED314. Dwelling 51.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED38-9. Dwelling 31.

Julius Christiansen

M, b. 11 February 1904, d. 14 January 1994
Father*(?) Christiansen
Julius Christiansen 1980-Colorized
Julius Christiansen 1980
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 February 1904Julius Christiansen was born on 11 February 1904 at Germany.
He was the son of (?) Christiansen.
Marriage16 February 1930Julius Christiansen married Edna Frahm, daughter of Johann Jacob Bernhard Friedrich Frahm and Sophia Pfingsten, on 16 February 1930 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Grant Park, Illinois.
Death14 January 1994Julius Christiansen died on 14 January 1994 at age 89.
Census DateLocationDescription
11 April 1930Washington, Will, IllinoisJulius Christiansen was listed as a son-in-law in Johann Jacob Bernhard Friedrich Frahm's household on the 1930 Census at Washington, Will, Illinois.1
  • Julius Christiansen obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Beecher, Will, Illinois.
  • He immigrated in 1928.
  • In August 1933 at Plymouth, Iowa, Mrs Julius Christiansen and Sophia Frahm visiting their aunt Mrs H F Klemme; also nieces of Mrs A C Klemme and Henry Frahm.
  • In June 1952 at Joliet, Illinois, attended ceremony where Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing.
  • In February 1953 attended Herman and Louisa (Hadders) Heldt Sr 60th wedding anniversary celebration.
  • On 16 February 1955 attended Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 25th wedding anniversary celebration.
    Chicago Heights Star March 8, 1955 - Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 25th wedding anniversary celebration
  • In February 1980 at Beecher, Will, Illinois, Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 50th wedding anniversary celebration.
    Park Forest Star February 14, 1980 - Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 50th wedding anniversary celebration

Children of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99-84. Dwelling 92.

Christ Christiansen

M, b. 29 August 1909, d. 23 March 1982
Father*(?) Christiansen
Christ Christianson-Colorized
Christ Christianson
Family of Christ and Sophie Frahm Christianson
Family of Christ and Sophie Frahm Christianson-Colorized
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 August 1909Christ Christiansen was born on 29 August 1909.
He was the son of (?) Christiansen.
Marriage21 November 1937Christ Christiansen married Sophie Margaret Frahm, daughter of Johann Jacob Bernhard Friedrich Frahm and Sophia Pfingsten, on 21 November 1937.
Death23 March 1982Christ Christiansen died on 23 March 1982 at age 72.
  • Christ Christiansen obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Peotone, Will, Illinois.
  • In June 1952 at Joliet, Illinois, attended ceremony where Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing.
  • On 16 February 1955 attended Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 25th wedding anniversary celebration.

Henry Frahm

M, b. 1 August 1909, d. 7 August 1909
Father*Johann Jacob Bernhard Friedrich Frahm b. 31 Jan 1872, d. 5 Dec 1946
Mother*Sophia Pfingsten b. 1 Jul 1870, d. 30 Oct 1939
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 August 1909Henry Frahm was born on 1 August 1909.
He was the son of Johann Jacob Bernhard Friedrich Frahm and Sophia Pfingsten.
Death7 August 1909Henry Frahm died on 7 August 1909.

Julia Sophie Christiansen

F, b. 18 November 1930, d. 28 January 2001
Father*Julius Christiansen b. 11 Feb 1904, d. 14 Jan 1994
Mother*Edna Frahm b. 29 Jan 1904, d. 26 May 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 June 1952As of 7 June 1952,her married name was Richards.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 November 1930Julia Sophie Christiansen was born on 18 November 1930.
She was the daughter of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm.
Marriage7 June 1952Julia Sophie Christiansen married Richard G. Richards Jr. on 7 June 1952 at Grant Park, Illinois, Sisters Wed in Double Rites At Grant Park (Julia and Shirley Christianson).
Chicago Star Publications June 13, 1952 - Sisters Wed in Double Rites At Grant Park (Julia and Shirley Christianson)
Death28 January 2001Julia Sophie Christiansen died on 28 January 2001 at age 70.
  • Julia Sophie Christiansen obtained US Social Security Card at Illinois; last residence Newport News, Newport News City, Virginia.
  • In August 1933 at Plymouth, Iowa, Mrs Julius Christiansen and Sophia Frahm visiting their aunt Mrs H F Klemme; also nieces of Mrs A C Klemme and Henry Frahm.
  • In November 1950 Julia Christiansen, Dick Richards and Leroy Storbeck visited her sister Shirley Christiansen at Eureka college to celebrate homecoming.
    Chicago Star Publications November 3, 1950 - Julia Christiansen, Dick Richards and Leroy Storbeck visited her sister Shirley Christiansen at Eureka college
  • In June 1952 at Joliet, Illinois, attended ceremony where Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing.
    Chicago Star Publications June 13, 1952 - Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing

Child of Julia Sophie Christiansen and Richard G. Richards Jr.

Richard G. Richards Jr.

M, b. 31 August 1930, d. 20 November 2016
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationRichard G. Richards Jr. was also known as Dick.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth31 August 1930Richard G. Richards Jr. was born on 31 August 1930 at Will, Illinois.
Marriage7 June 1952He married Julia Sophie Christiansen, daughter of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm, on 7 June 1952 at Grant Park, Illinois, Sisters Wed in Double Rites At Grant Park (Julia and Shirley Christianson).
Chicago Star Publications June 13, 1952 - Sisters Wed in Double Rites At Grant Park (Julia and Shirley Christianson)
Marriageafter 2000Richard G. Richards Jr. married Barbara Matthews after 2000.
Death20 November 2016Richard G. Richards Jr. died on 20 November 2016 at age 86 Richard G. Richards, Jr - Age 86, of Newport News, Virginia, died Nov. 20, 2016 following a short illness. Loving husband of Barbara Matthews; father of Bruce Richards (Peggy Walker), Cynthia Baker, Diane Olson (Chris), father-in-law of Lucy Richards, and grandfather of Christian, Megan, Peter, Joel, Derek, Vanessa, Zachary, Bryce and Nicole. Survived by step-children Neff, Kelly, Pam and Tinker; brother-in-law William Schoop; brother-in-law Corky Morgan; sister-in-law Lodeen Wietbrock (Alan), and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Julie Christiansen Richards, and his son, Mark Julius Richards. Dick was born in Will County, Illinois and graduated from Joliet Township High School in 1949. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1951 and had a distinguished 42-year military career. He retired from the Air Force as a Chief Master Sergeant after serving in Panama City, Florida; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Anchorage, Alaska and at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia. After retiring from the Air Force in the mid-1970s, he worked as a civil servant at the Naval Air Station in Norfolk, Virginia until his retirement in 1993. He was a member of Hilton Presbyterian Church for nearly 50 years, and was active on session and numerous committees throughout the years. He shared his love of camping and fishing with all of his children and was known and loved for his sense of humor. He was also a wicked Continental Rummy and bingo player, especially during his years living at The Chesapeake, where he made many good friends. A celebration of life will take place at a later date.
  • In November 1950 Julia Christiansen, Dick Richards and Leroy Storbeck visited her sister Shirley Christiansen at Eureka college to celebrate homecoming.

Child of Richard G. Richards Jr. and Julia Sophie Christiansen

Shirley M. Christiansen

F, b. 23 May 1932, d. 15 September 1979
Father*Julius Christiansen b. 11 Feb 1904, d. 14 Jan 1994
Mother*Edna Frahm b. 29 Jan 1904, d. 26 May 1987
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name7 June 1952As of 7 June 1952,her married name was Storbeck.
Married Name7 June 1952As of 7 June 1952,her married name was Starbeck.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth23 May 1932Shirley M. Christiansen was born on 23 May 1932 at Washington, Will, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm.
Death15 September 1979Shirley M. Christiansen died on 15 September 1979 at age 47 Shirley M (Christiansen) Storbeck obituary.
Chicago Heights Star September 20, 1979 - Shirley M (Christiansen) Storbeck obituary
  • In August 1933 at Plymouth, Iowa, Mrs Julius Christiansen and Sophia Frahm visiting their aunt Mrs H F Klemme; also nieces of Mrs A C Klemme and Henry Frahm.
  • In November 1950 Julia Christiansen, Dick Richards and Leroy Storbeck visited her sister Shirley Christiansen at Eureka college to celebrate homecoming.
    Chicago Star Publications November 3, 1950 - Julia Christiansen, Dick Richards and Leroy Storbeck visited her sister Shirley Christiansen at Eureka college
  • In June 1952 at Joliet, Illinois, attended ceremony where Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing.
  • Shirley M. Christiansen was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Richard G. Richards Jr. and Julia Sophie Christiansen on 7 June 1952 at Grant Park, Illinois; Sisters Wed in Double Rites At Grant Park (Julia and Shirley Christianson).
  • On 16 February 1955 attended Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 25th wedding anniversary celebration.

Child of Shirley M. Christiansen

Jenola Christiansen

F, b. 20 March 1938, d. 21 January 2011
Father*Julius Christiansen b. 11 Feb 1904, d. 14 Jan 1994
Mother*Edna Frahm b. 29 Jan 1904, d. 26 May 1987
Mrs Robert Morgan Jr (Jenola Christiansen) 1957-Colorized
Mrs Robert Morgan Jr (Jenola Christiansen) 1957
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 June 1957As of 1 June 1957,her married name was Morgan.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 March 1938Jenola Christiansen was born on 20 March 1938 at Grant Park, Kankakee, Illinois.
She was the daughter of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm.
Marriage1 June 1957Jenola Christiansen married Robert S. Morgan Jr. on 1 June 1957 Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr engagement and wedding announcements.
Chicago Heights Star January 29, 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr engagement announcement
Chicago Heights Star June 18, 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr marriage announcement
Chicago Heights Star June 18 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr marriage announcement-Colorized
Death21 January 2011Jenola Christiansen died on 21 January 2011 at Chicago, Cook, Illinois, at age 72.
  • In June 1952 at Joliet, Illinois, attended ceremony where Julia Christiansen received her diploma from Silver Cross school of nursing.
  • On 16 February 1955 attended Julius and Edna (Frahm) Christiansen 25th wedding anniversary celebration.

Robert S. Morgan Jr.

M, b. 12 May 1935, d. 25 September 2017
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameRobert S. Morgan Jr. also went by the name of Corky.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 May 1935Robert S. Morgan Jr. was born on 12 May 1935 at Crete, Will, Illinois.
Marriage1 June 1957He married Jenola Christiansen, daughter of Julius Christiansen and Edna Frahm, on 1 June 1957 Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr engagement and wedding announcements.
Chicago Heights Star January 29, 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr engagement announcement
Chicago Heights Star June 18, 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr marriage announcement
Chicago Heights Star June 18 1957 - Jenola Christiansen and Robert Morgan Jr marriage announcement-Colorized
Death25 September 2017Robert S. Morgan Jr. died on 25 September 2017 at Crete, Will, Illinois, at age 82.

Mark Julius Richards

M, b. 7 June 1963, d. before 2016
Father*Richard G. Richards Jr. b. 31 Aug 1930, d. 20 Nov 2016
Mother*Julia Sophie Christiansen b. 18 Nov 1930, d. 28 Jan 2001
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 June 1963Mark Julius Richards was born on 7 June 1963.
He was the son of Richard G. Richards Jr. and Julia Sophie Christiansen.
Deathbefore 2016Mark Julius Richards died before 2016.

Michael Kluth

M, b. 18 May 1968, d. 1 January 1982
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 May 1968Michael Kluth was born on 18 May 1968.
Death1 January 1982He died on 1 January 1982 at age 13.

Jeanne Anderson

F, b. 1904, d. 1989
Father*(?) Anderson
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJeanne Anderson was also known as Jean.
Name VariationJeanne Anderson was also known as Jeannie.
Married Name24 February 1927As of 24 February 1927,her married name was Frahm.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1904Jeanne Anderson was born in 1904 at North Dakota.
She was the daughter of (?) Anderson.
Marriage24 February 1927Jeanne Anderson married Louis Heinrich Frahm, son of Jacob Heinrich Frahm and Clara Balgemann, on 24 February 1927.
Death1989Jeanne Anderson died in 1989.
Census DateLocationDescription
13 April 1930Chicago, Cook, IllinoisJeanne Anderson was listed as wife in Louis Heinrich Frahm's household on the 1930 Census at Chicago, Cook, Illinois.1
2 May 1940Bellevue, Allegheny, PennsylvaniaJeanne Anderson was listed as wife in Louis Heinrich Frahm's household on the 1940 Census at Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 491; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 1784; Image: 82.0; FHL microfilm: 2340226.
  2. [S373] U.S. Federal Census 1940 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1940; Census Place: Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania; Roll: T627_3397; Page: 24A; Enumeration District: 2-22.

Frederick William Hansen

M, b. 15 September 1875, d. 9 April 1971
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationFrederick William Hansen was also known as Hanson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth15 September 1875Frederick William Hansen was born on 15 September 1875.
Marriage25 June 1924He married Hilda Louise Anna Frahm, daughter of Jacob Heinrich Frahm and Clara Balgemann, on 25 June 1924.
Death9 April 1971Frederick William Hansen died on 9 April 1971 at age 95.

Children of Frederick William Hansen and Hilda Louise Anna Frahm

Maxine Hansen

F, b. 17 April 1924, d. 5 May 1958
Father*Frederick William Hansen b. 15 Sep 1875, d. 9 Apr 1971
Mother*Hilda Louise Anna Frahm b. 3 Jul 1905, d. 9 Mar 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMaxine Hansen was also known as Hanson.
Married Name24 June 1950As of 24 June 1950,her married name was Gillstrop.
Married Name24 June 1950As of 24 June 1950,her married name was Gilstrap.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 April 1924Maxine Hansen was born on 17 April 1924 also reported as 17 Apr 1925.
She was the daughter of Frederick William Hansen and Hilda Louise Anna Frahm.
Marriage24 June 1950Maxine Hansen married Gerald Ravenell Gilstrap on 24 June 1950.
Death5 May 1958Maxine Hansen died on 5 May 1958 at Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, at age 34 also reported as Apr 1958.
  • Maxine Hansen had zero children.