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Niels CHRISTENSEN

Male 1842 - 1915  (73 years)


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  • Name Niels CHRISTENSEN 
    Born 20 Feb 1842  Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 Feb 1915 
    Buried Prairie Grove Cemetery, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Niels CHRISTENSON is listed in the 1880 census of Franklin Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Niels is listed in the 1880 census as a farmer who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1842. According to the 1880 census, he was born in Denmark, and both of his parents were born in Denmark.

      Listed with Niels is his wife, Sophia, who was then 32 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1848. According to the 1880 census, she was born in "Rushia," and both of her parents were born in "Rushia."

      Also listed with Niels is his son, George, who was then 12 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1868. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in Denmark, and his mother was born in "Rushia."

      Also listed with Niels is his son, Henry, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1870. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in Denmark, and his mother was born in "Rushia."

      Also listed with Niels is his son, John, who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in Denmark, and his mother was born in "Rushia."

      Also listed with Niels is his daughter, Mary, who was then 5 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1875. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in Denmark, and her mother was born in "Rushia."

      Also listed with Niels is his son, Wm., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1879. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in Denmark, and his mother was born in "Rushia."

      (2) A household headed by Nels CHRISTENSON is listed in the 1900 census of Franklin Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Nels is listed in the 1900 census as a farmer who was born in February 1842 and was then 58 years of age. According to the 1880 census, he was born in Denmark, and both of his parents were born in Denmark. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 32 years. According to the 1900 census, he immigrated to the United States in 1864, and had then been in the United States for 34 years. [Note by compiler: If Nels immigrated to the United States in 1864, and had been in the United States for only 34 years as of 1900, he must not have lived in the United States continuously since 1864.]

      Listed with Nels is his wife, Sophia, who was born in February 1846 and was then 54 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in Denmark, and both of her parents were born in Denmark. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 32 years and had theretofore given birth to 10 children, all of whom were then living. According to the 1900 census, she immigrated to the United States in 1863, and had then been in the United States for 37 years.

      Also listed with Nels is his son, John, who was born in December 1873 and was then 26 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in Denmark.

      Also listed with Nels is his son, Edward, who was born in March 1881 and was then 19 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IA, and both of his parents were born in Denmark.

      Also listed with Nels is his daughter, Clara, who was born in October 1884 and was then 15 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in Denmark.

      Also listed with Nels is his daughter, Annie, who was born in April 1887 and was then 13 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in Denmark.

      Also listed with Nels is his daughter, Katie, who was born in April 1890 and was then 10 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in Denmark.

      Also listed with Nels is his daughter, Ida, who was born in December 1892 and was then 7 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IA, and both of her parents were born in Denmark.

      (3) http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadesmoi/Toomstone/FlintRiver/prarie_grove.ht m:

      Prairie Grove Cemetery

      CHRISTENSEN, NIELS 20 Feb 1842 - 22 Feb 1915
    Person ID I7872  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 

    Family Sophia (CHRISTENSEN),   b. 23 Apr 1846, Russia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1927  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1863 
    Children 
     1. George CHRISTENSEN,   b. Abt 1868, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Henry CHRISTENSEN,   b. Abt 1870, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. John CHRISTENSEN,   b. Abt 1873, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mary CHRISTENSEN,   b. Abt 1875, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. William C. CHRISTENSEN,   b. 1878, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     6. Edward CHRISTENSEN,   b. Mar 1881, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     7. Clara CHRISTENSEN,   b. Oct 1884, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     8. Annie CHRISTENSEN,   b. Apr 1887, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Katherine Jane CHRISTENSEN,   b. 26 Sep 1889, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1949  (Age 59 years)  [natural]
     10. Ida May CHRISTENSEN,   b. Dec 1892, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2018 19:11:43 
    Family ID F3837  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart