M. "Peter" CHRISTENSEN, 1869-1944
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Madison "Peter" CHRISTENSEN, 1869-1944,
Peter & Sadie (Wilson ) m. Photo, Click on Thumbnail for larger photo Second Generation!
Madison "Peter" CHRISTENSEN; (a.k.a. "P.M.") [FOPC-ID# CHRIST 1.1]
(1st s/o Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 14 Jun. 1869, at Moline, Rock Island Co., Illinois;
d. 21 Nov. 1944, age 75yrs, 5mths, & 7 days, after a short illness, at his home in Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa
Buried at the Elmwood Cenetery, South of Coin, Iowa.
Where a headstone marks his grave. [See: Cem.Rec.]
At age 23yrs he married on Thursday, 7:00 o'clock, the 31st. March 1892, Lincoln Twp., Page County, Iowa, by the Rev. J. R. WELLBORN to:
Peter & Sadie (Wilson ) m. Photo, Click on Thumbnail for larger photo 18 year old Miss. SARAH "Sadie" ELIZABETH WILSON;
(Oldest Dau ABRAHAM & LOUISA CATHERINE (DRACE) WILSON; of Fountain Co., IN. to Page Co., IA.
(GrandDau Robert M. WILSON & SARAH (PUGH ) WILSON; of Ohio to Fountain Co., IN. to Page Co., IA.
b. 15 Mar 1875, near Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA.;
d. 05 Dec 1947, age of 72yrs, 8mths & 20 days, Omaha, Nebr.;
Buried "Double Mounment" in the Elmwood Cemetery, of Coin, Iowa.
Where a headston marks her grave. [See: Cem.Rec.]
The Abraham WILSON's had a farm 2 miles Northeast on Section 21 &28.
 They had 5 Children born to this Union: (4 Sons & 1 Dau)
 Son/Dau  Click on Name for More Inf.  b.-d.  Married/Info.  Ch.
 1.1.1. 1st Son:  Glenn Burdette CHRISTENSEN,  *1893-19?? a??yrs  m. c1915, IA. Emma EITZEN, (Div.)   ?Ch.
 "2nd"  "2nd"  "2nd"  m. 2nd Wife Unknown,   ?Ch.
 2. Only Dau:  Grace Nettie CHRISTENSEN,  *1895-1985 a89yrs IA.  m. *1914, IA. Glenn A. BROWNLEE,   5Ch.
 3. 2nd Son:  Rollo "Ray" CHRISTENSEN,  *1897-1978 a80yrs IA.  m. *1923, IA. Marguerite RICHMOND,   4Ch.
 4. 3rd Son:  Orville Floyd CHRISTENSEN,  *1904-1973 a69yrs IA.  m. *1923, IA. Elizabeth HENSLEIGH,   3Ch.
 5. 4th Son:  Boyd Melvin CHRISTENSEN,  *1909-1974 a65yrs IA.  m. *1930, IA. 1st E. Louise GOODMAND,   0Ch.
 "2nd"  "2nd"  "2nd"  m. *1941 IA. 2nd Thelma L. HUSMANN,  1Adpt
  13 Known Grandchildren/1st Cousins! 

 Chronological Timeline!
 Madison "Peter" CHRISTENSEN
 Item  Date  Age  Description (Click on Date for more Information!)  Living in Co.
 Born  1869     home of Parents and 0 Siblings (1st Born) in   Moline  Rock Island Co., IL.
 Census  1870    1yrs  home of Parents and 0 Siblings (1st Born) in   Moline  Rock Island Co., IL.
 Moved  1871    2yrs  when Parents moved to  Sec. #1, NE 1/4, NE 1/4, Washington Twp.,  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1880   11yrs  home of Parents & 6 Siblings in   Sec. #1, NE 1/4, NE 1/4, Washington Twp.,  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1885   16yrs  home of Parents & 6 Siblings in   Sec. #1, NE 1/4, NE 1/4, Washington Twp.,  Page Co., IA.
 Married  1892  23yrs  on Mar 31, Miss Sarah "Sadie" WILSON, age 18yrs in   Coin, Lincoln Twp.,  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1895   26yrs  on Jun 03, with Wife & 1 Child in   Sec. 1, NE 1/4, NE 1/4, Lincoln Twp., Owned Farm  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1900   31yrs  on Jun 08, with Wife & 3 Children in   Sec. 30, Lincoln Twp., Owned Farm  Page Co., IA.
 Moved  1907   38yrs  in Jun F-I-Law Abraham & Louisa (Drace) WILSON, "Lambora Mesa", PaoniaTwp.  Delta Co., CO.
 Bio.  1909   40yrs  was listed in Mothers A.K. CHRISTENSEN, Bio., m. Sadie, with 5 Ch.  Morton Twp.  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1910   41yrs  on Apr 26, with Wife & 5 Children in   Sec. 30, Lincoln Twp., Owned Farm  Page Co., IA.
 Photo  1917   48yrs  in June, 4 Generation WILSON/CHRISTENSEN  Geo.R. Wilson's Farm  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1920   51yrs  on Jan 16, with Wife & 3 Children in   Sec. 30, Lincoln Twp., Owned Farm  Page Co., IA.
 Return  1921   52yrs  in Feb 15, Abraham & Louisa (Drace) WILSON, move in   CHRISTENSEN Home, Coin,  Page Co., IA.
 Death  1921   52yrs  on Mar 26, M-I-Law dies, Mrs. Louisa C. (Drace) WILSON age 77yrs in   Coin,  Page Co., IA.
 Death  1927   58yrs  on Apr 15, F-I-Law dies, Abraham WILSON, age 84yrs in   Coin, Colfax Twp.,  Page Co., IA.
 Census  1930   61yrs  on Apr 07, with Wife & 1 Son on   Broadway St., Coin, Lincoln Twp., Owner $3,000 Retired  Page Co., IA.
 Death  1944   75yrs  on Nov 21, died of "Cancerous Stomach" bd   Elmwood Cemetery, Coin,  Page Co., IA.
 Death  1947   72yrs  on Dec 05, Sarah died in Omaha Hospt., NE. bd Next to Husband in  Elmwood Cemetery, Coin,  Page Co., IA.

 Wedding Invatation Mr. CHRISTENSEN and Miss WILSON  March 31, 1892
Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!  Miss Sadie WILSON, age 18yrs 1st Daughter of Abraham & Louisa C. (Drace) WILSON, were married in the home of the Bride, at Snow Hill, to Mr. Madsion "Peter" CHRISTENSEN age 23yrs
 Possible Record Problem!
 The Invatation Reads Mr. & Mrs. "R" WILSON request your presence (Sould be "Abraham"?)
<---Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!
Source: Photo from the BROWNLEE Family Click on Redball for More Info. Notes & [REF:#1.b Page 63]

Marriage Mr. CHRISTENSEN and Miss WILSON
Mr. M. Peter CHRISTENSEN age 23yrs Daughter of Nels B. CHRISTENSEN (dec'd) & Anna (Madisen) CHRISTENSEN, and Miss Sadie WILSON, age 18yrs 1st Daughter of Abraham & Louisa C. (Drace) WILSON, were married in, home of Bride, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa on 31 March 1892. [Need M-Bk, Page #?] prsjr

 Peter & Sadie (Wilson) CHRISTEN Wedding Gift from:
In-Law's Abraham & & Louisa C. (Drace) WILSON
  March 31st, 1892
1892 Wedding Gift, 80acres, Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!
M. Peter Christensen Plat!
Peter & Sallie (Wilson) Homeplace, Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!
M. Peter & Sadie Christensen Homeplace!
Sadie (Wilson) Christensen, age 16yrs, March 15, 1891, Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo!
Sadie Wilson, age 16yrs
 Abraham WILSON of Lincoln Twp. Page County, State of Iowa. Convey 80 acres of land lying on the S 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 30, Township (68) North, (Lincoln Twp.) Range (38) West of the 5th. Principal Meridian. (present-day NW 260th & H Ave) for Love & Consideration to: Madison "Peter" and wife Sadie (WILSON) CHRISTENSEN
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source<--- See: Snow Hill School Dist. #4
SOURCE: Plat of Page County, Iowa; 1902, Page 13] and Sister-In-Law Cora B. (Mannasmith) WILSON. In 1902 this farm was bounded by Alex. McGINNES on the North; Albert BRUSH, on the Northeast; A.C. BOARDMAN, on the East; Adam McMICHAEL, on the South; with W.T. GOODMAN, on the West.

 The Clarinda Herald-Journal
 Obituary - M. P. CHRISTENSEN,  Issue: Nov 21st, 1944
  Madison "Peter" CHRISTENSEN, son of Nels and anna CHRISTENSEN emirgrants from Denmark; was born in Moline, Illinois, June 14, 1869 and departed this life Nov. 21, 1944, at his home in Coin after a short illness. He was in his 70th year of life.
At two years of age he came with his parents fron Rock Island Co., IL. to Page County, Iowa (1871) by wagon train to Washington Twp., Iowa. MADISON "Peter" CHRISTENSEN remained in Lincoln Twp., Iowa for the remainder of his life since arriving in 1871. He was an industrious and successful farmer, and lived a life of high integrity. He was undemonstrative in his religious life, but was a man of prayer and, to the last, stated positively his faith in God.
He was married to Sadie E. WILSON, on March 31, 1892. To this were born one daughter and four sons:
#1. 1st Son: Glen CHRISTENSEN, age 51yrs of Allerton, Wayne Co., IA. 50008
#2. Only Dau: Mrs. Grace (CHRISTENSEN) BROWNLEE, age 49yrs of Coin, Page Co., IA. 51636
#3. 2nd Son: Ray CHRISTENSEN, age 47yrs of Coin, Page Co., IA. 51636
#4. 3rd Son: Orville CHRISTENSEN, age 40yrs of Northboro, Page Co., IA. 51647
#5. 4th Son: Boyd CHRISTENSEN, age 35yrs of Center Junction, Jones Co., IA. 52212
All these children and their mother Mrs. Sadie (WILSON) CHRISTENSEN, age 69yrs survive.
Also surviving are two sisters and three brothers,
Children of Nels B. & Anna K. (Madisen) CHRISTENSEN:
#4. 3rd Son: Charles CHRISTENSEN a69y of Fullerton, NE.
#5. 2nd Dau: Carrie (CHRISTENSEN) GAMBLE, a67y of Coin, Page Co., IA. 51636
#7. 4th Son: John CHRISTENSEN a61y of College Springs, Page Co., IA. 51637
#8. 4th Dau: Anna (CHRISTENSEN) SPEARS, a58y of King City, MO.
#9. 5th Son: Ed CHRISTENSEN a56y of Clarindam Page Co., IA. 51632
There are 13 Grandchildren and 3 Great-Grandchildren.
Funeral services was conducted on Friday afternoon, Nov. 24, 1944 in the Methodist Church, Coin, Iowa. The Minister Rev. K. E. NESBITT, was in charge. Music was provided by Mrs. WILLIAM HINES as soloist and Mrs. [Jennie CHRISTY] ROY HAYNER, pianist and accompanist. M. P. CHRISTENSEN interment was at the "Elmwood" Cemetery, Section IX, Row 4, Lot 6. South of Coin, Iowa on Section 6 of Colfax Twp., Page County, Iowa.
Source: Obituary Informant, Unknown (to me)

MADISON "Peter" CHRISTENSEN DEATH CERTIFICATE:
The Iowa "Certificate of Death" State Number 73-350, list Dr. E. BALNH, MD. as the attending physician. He attended M. Peter CHRISTENSEN for some 36 days before his death, from 15 Oct. 1944, to his death on 21st. Nov. 1944. Dr. BALNH listed the immediate cause of death as Cancerous Stomach which he had for some 6 months. Peter's son RAY CHRISTENSEN of Coin, Iowa was the informant on the death certificate. It's interesting to note tha RAY listed his Grandfather, Peter's father middle name as R. all other records list "B.".
[SOURCE: IOWA STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH - Certificate of Death No. 73-350]

 The Clarinda Herald-Journal
 Obituary - Sadie E. CHRISTENSEN,  Issue: Dec 5th, 1947
  Sadie Elizabeth CHRISTENSEN, daughter of Abraham and Louisa WILSON, was born near Coin, Iowa, March 15, 1875, and died at Omaha Dec. 05, 1947, aged 72y and 9 months.
She was united in marriage to M. P. CHRISTENSEN March 31, 1892. Mr. CHRISTENSEN preceded her in death on Nov, 21, 1944.
To their union five children, one daughter and four sons, were born, all of them survive her. They are:
#1. 1st Son: Glen CHRISTENSEN, a54y of Watterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA. 50706
#2. Only Dau: Mrs. Grace (CHRISTENSEN) BROWNLEE, a52y of Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA. 51636
#3. 2nd Son: Ray CHRISTENSEN, a50y of Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA. 51636
#4. 3rd Son: Orville CHRISTENSEN, a43y of Northboro, Washington Twp., Page Co., IA. 51647
#5. 4th Son: Boyd CHRISTENSEN, a38y of Center Junction, Jones Co., IA. 52212
Mrs. Sadie (WILSON) CHRISTENSEN, also leaves two sisters:
Mrs. Minnie (WILSON) MAINE, a67y of Newton, KS.
Mrs. Nora (WILSON) HOSKINS, a63y of Denver, CO.
and one brother:
Howard WILSON, a79y of Los Angeles, CA.
Two brothers preceded her in death:
George WILSON, (1870-1941, a71y) [My Gr-Grandfather...prs]
Walker WILSON, (1873-1939, a66y)
Mrs SADIE (WILSON) CHRISTENSEN had been a member of the Coin Methodist Church since she was 15 years of age, 1890, and she spent her entire life in and around Coin, Iowa. Funeral services were held at the Coin Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 07, 1947 at 2:30 o`clock. The services was conducted by the Pastor JOHN F. REX, and interment was in the Elmwood Cemetery at Coin.
Grandsons & Son-In-Laws were casket bearers, including:
      #1.1.3.4 KENNARD CHRISTENSEN age 18yrs (2nd s/o Ray & Mary Margaret (Richmond) Christensen)
      #1.1.4.1 WESLEY CHRISTENSEN, age 22yrs (Only Son of Orville & Elizabeth (Hensleigh) Christensen)
      #1.1.2.5 BRUCE BROWNLEE, age 21yrs (4th Son of Glenn A. & Grace Nettie (Christensen) Brownlee)
      #1.1.2.1 DALE BROWNLEE, age 32yrs (1st Son of Glenn A. & Grace Nettie (Christensen) Brownlee)
      #1.1.3.1 DON PEARSON, age 28yrs (Son-In-Law, Husband of Mary L. Christensen)
      #1.1.3.2 VERNON GRAFFT, age 24yrs (Son-In-Law, Husband of Dorothy I. Christensen)
Mrs. RACHEL HINES accompanied by Mrs. [Jennie CHRISTY] ROY HAYNER sang and Mrs. KEHO and Mrs. FOX cared for flowers.
     CARD OF THANKS

 "We wish to express our gratitude to our friends and words of comfort from the minister in our time of sorrow. This kindness will always be remembered. The CHRISTENSEN FAMILY

Elmwood Cemetery, South of Coin, Colfax Twp., Page Co., IA.
"Father"
Madison P. CHRISTENSEN, age 75yrs
1869 - 1944
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source<--- (See: FOPC© Section X, Row 4, Lot 4)
[Created by: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., Dec 01, 1996]

Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# 52729420 [Created by: Shelia Bunting, May 23, 2010]
FAGrave Photo by: Shelia Bunting, May 23, 2010 - Click on Thumbnail for larger Map!   "Mother"
Sadie E. (Wilson) CHRISTENSEN,
age 72yrs, 1875 - 1947
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source<--- (See: FOPC© Section X, Row 4, Lot 4)
[Created by: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., Dec 01, 1996]

Click on Redball for More Info. <---See: Find A Grave Memorial# 52884220 [Created by: Shelia Bunting, May 23, 2010]
Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo! Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source <---See: FAGrave.com Map! GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.64970, Longitude: -95.24110
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source <---See: Google.com Map!    GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40.65668, Longitude: -95.24048
Click on RedBall for More Info. on this Source <---See: www.co.Page, list Address: 2725 H Ave., Coin, Sec. 6, Colfax Twp., Page Co., IA.; Trustee: Coin, City Clerk

The Following are the Children of:
Madison "Peter" CHRISTENSEN and Sadie E. (WILSON)

Need Photo! of Glenn Burdette CHRISTENSEN Third Generation!
1.1.1 Glenn Burdette CHRISTENSEN;
(1st Son of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Grandson of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. __ Aug. 1893, Sec. 1, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa.;
d. Unknown (to me) [No SSD Issued?]
Not much known, believed he married twice, first at age 22yrs on 22 Dec. 1915, at Coin, IA to the
22 year old Miss Emma EITZEN;
(d/o Jacob & Anna (EGGERS) EITZEN)
b. 1893; Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA.
d. Unknown (to me) [No SSD Issued?]
No known children born to this 1st uUion;
Divorced on 15 Mar. 1926; Married a second time to Unknown;
Was reported that 2nd Wife was half-Indian?; lived in Nebr.? and Waterloo, Iowa. [REF:#1]
No more information.
NOTE: The middle name for Glen was "Burdette" is, it possiable that he was named after his GrandFather NELS "B." CHRISTENSEN. ...prs
  Glenn B. CHRISTENSEN, b. *1893 Census Records & Source Notes!
 1895 was age 2yrs living with Parents & 0 Siblings in 1895 Census Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA.
 1900 was age 7yrs living with Parents & 2 Siblings in 1900 Census Colfax Twp., Page Co., IA.
 1910 was age 17yrs living with Parents & 4 Siblings in 1910 Census Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA.
 1915 was age 22yrs when Married 1st to Miss Emma EITZEN, age 22yrs, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA., Divorced prior to 1930
 1917 was age 24yrs when Registrated at WWI Reg. Board, Morton, Page Co., IA.
 1920 was age 27yrs living with 1st Wife: Emma, No Children in 1920 Census Morton Twp. Page Co., IA. Rent, Farmer
 1930 was age 37yrs living H/H with Irvin & Evelen BAYLOR Family in 1930 Census Twp-40,R-25-E, Mellette Co., SD. Rent, Farmer
 1944 was age 51yrs living in Allerton, Wayne Co., IA. 50008 when Father dies on Nov 21st in Page Co., IA.
 1947 was age 54yrs living in Watterloo, Black Hawk Co., IA. 50706 when Mother dies on Dec 5th in Page Co., IA.
 Last Record Found!..prs

Click on Thumbnail for larger Photo! U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
 Glen Burdette CHRISTENSEN, registered on Jun 05, 1917, with the first U.S. Draft Board for World War I. age , born Aug 19, 1894, Coin, IA. Was living in Coin, Iowa. he stated he was a "Farmer", self employed at Morton, Page Co., IA. His Dependents: a wife (He did NOT name her) Registration Board: Morton, Page Co., IA. by Registure M.T. GOODMAN
Card # 1252, list: Race White; Short in Height; Mediam Build; Gray Eyes; Light Hair. He was NOT "Illiterate" he could Read & Write!

 See: WWI Reg. Card (Front)  See: WWI Reg. Card (Back)

Third Generation!
Glen & Gracie Wedding. Click on Thumbnail for Larger Photo! 1.1.2 Grace Nettie CHRISTENSEN;
(Only Dau of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Granddau of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 02 Apr. 1895, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa.;
d. 07 Feb. 1985, a89y, 10m 5d; in the Sidney Health Center, Sidney, Iowa;
She is buried next to her husband in Maple Hill Cemetery
At the age 19yrs she was married at her parents home near Coin, Iowa at 3:00 o'clock on 30 Sep. 1914, to the
24 year old Glenn Archibald BROWNLEE;
(Only child of James S. BROWNLEE and Mother: Susan E. HANCHETTE;
b. 30 Nov. 1890, Gordon, Cherry Co., Nebr.;
d. 19 Apr. 1935, at the age of 45 years, 4 months, 19 days, near Coin, Iowa;
Buried: Maple Hill Cemetery ( Section V, Row 1, Lot 2)
They had had five children born to this union:
Click on Thumbnail for Profile!
See Biographical Profile: G. Archie BROWNLEE
for Continuation.

Typcial School House Class 1912-13, Coin High School, Lincoln Twp.
 Attended with the following students:
GRACE N. CHRISTENSEN; EDITH I. DALBEY; LURA M. GIBSON; M. LYN JEFFREY; ERNEST E. JORDAN; MERRILL H. MANIFOLD; ONA M. MEANS; MARGUERITE MONTZINGO; BESSIE M. SHUM; BETTIE SWANSON; MAUDE L. VanDUZOR; CECILE P. WAGGONER;
Barralaureate Sermon was held 19 May, 1912, address by Rev. A. R. MILLER. Music was provided by the Male and Ladies Quartett. Class Night was on 23 May, 1912, a play was presented calle "Breezy Point". The Class History was provided by MERRILL MANIFORD. Class Prophecy by ERNEST JORDAN. Music was provided by the Orchestra.
The Seventeenth Annual Commencement Exercises, was held on Friday evening on 24th. Mat 1912, at the Opera House, Coin, Iowa. Music was provided by the Ladies Quartette. Address was given by R. A. McCONAGH.

Need Photo! of Rollo Ray CHRISTENSEN Third Generation!
1.1.3 Rollo "Ray" CHRISTENSEN;
(2nd Son of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Grandson of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 12 Dec 1897, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa;
d. 13 May 1978, at the age of 80 years, 5 months and 1 day, Page Co., IA.
Buried Elmwood Cemetery, Page Co., Iowa; (No Headstone)
At the age of 23yrs on 17 Jan 1923, at Coin, IA. he married the
19 year old Miss MARY MARGARET RICHMOND;
(d/o STANLEY and NELLIE MAE (JARDON) RICHMOND; b. 29 Jan 1903, at Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., IA.
d. 14 May 1985, at the age of 82 years, 3 months and 15 days; Page Co., IA.
Buried along side her husband Elmwood Cemetery, Page Co., Iowa; (No Headstone)
They had four children born from this union: (2 Sons & 2 Dau's)
Click on Thumbnail for Profile!
See Biographical Profile: ROLLO "RAY" CHRISTENSEN
for Continuation.

Need Photo! of Orville Floyd CHRISTENSEN Third Generation!
1.1.4 Orville Floyd CHRISTENSEN;
(2nd Son of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Grandson of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 24 Apr 1904, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa; [SSD# 482-44-9272]
d. 13 Nov 1973, age 69y, 6m, 19d, at Clarinda, Page Co., Iowa;
Buried in the Elmwood Cemetery, (Section X, Row 4, Lot 2) South of Coin, IA;
Was living with his parents in the 1910 Census, age 6 years;
Was living with his parents in the 1920 Census, age 16 years;
Married on 26 Dec. 1923, at his bride's parents home near Blanchard, IA. to
20 yrar old Miss Elizabeth "Beth" HENSLEIGH;
(d/o JOHN HARVE HENSLEIGH & Mother: EMMA OLIVIA GAMBLE of Blanchard, Iowa;
b. 29 Jan 1903, Blanchard, Page Co., IA; [SSD# 485-64-0912]
d. 14 May 1985, age 82y, 3m, 15d, at Shenandoah, Grant Twp., Page Co., Iowa;
Buried along side her husband in the Elmwood Cemetery, North of Coin, Iowa;
They owned a large 160 acre farm (Plat 1966) on Section 9, SW 1/4 of Washington Twp., Page County, Iowa;
They had three children born to this union:
      1.1.4.1 Son: RALPH "WESLEY" *1925-2001 a76y m. *1946 BETH E. McQUEEN, 3Ch
      1.1.4.2 Dau: HELEN LOUISE *1928- m. *1951 Gene HOLMES, 2Ch.
      1.1.4.3 Son: MARJORIE LEE *1933- m. *1951 Wm. Bill D. SCHARP, 2Ch.

The following are the children of:
ORVILLE FLOYD AND ELIZABETH (HENSLEIGH) CHRISTENSEN:

       Fourth Generation!

        1.1.4.1 RALPH "WESLEY" CHRISTENSEN;
        (Only Son of Orville & Elizabeth (Hensleigh) Christensen)
        b. 25 Jun. 1925, Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa; 
        d. 02 Sep. 2001, a76y 2m. 7d at Northboro, IA.
        Buried: Locust Grove Cemetery, in Fremont Co., IA.
        Living 2000, farm "Spring Valley", 3 miles East Shenandoah, IA.
        Farmer; Sunday  School Supt.; ASC Township Chm.; 
        At a21y he married on 11 Aug. 1946, at the Locust Grove Church
        M.E. Washington Twp., Page Co., Iowa to the 19 year old
        Miss BETH ELAINE McQUEEN;
        (d/o M/M McQUEEN parents)
        b. 21 Apr. 1927, Locust Grove TWP, Fremont, Co., Iowa; 
        d. 03 Apr. 1995, a68y Northboro, Page Co., IA.; [SSD# 479-28-9397]
        Buried: Locust Grove Cemetery, Fremont Co., IA.
        They Owned an 80 acre farm (1966) on Section 10, S 1/2 of NW 1/4 of 
        Washington Twp., Page Co., Iowa; Methodist; She Sunday School Teacher;
        Neighborhood Club, Last known address RR. Northboro, Iowa 51647 
        (712) 534-2556;  They had three children born to this union:
           4.1.1 1st. Dau: JANICE E. b. 1948 m. *1969 1) James S. CASTLE, 1Ch.
                                             m. *1996 2) Rene GARCIA, 0Ch.
           4.1.2 2nd. Dau: JANE M.   (Private Info.)
           4.1.3 1st. Son: JAN W.    b. 1955 m. *1982 1) Ellen J. ATHING, 2Ch.

        The following are the children of: R. "WESLEY" &
        BETH ELAINE (McQUEEN) CHRISTENSEN:
        Fifth Generation!

               1.1.4.1.1 JANICE ELAINE CHRISTENSEN; [REF:#8]
                (1st Dau of Wesley & Beth E. (McQueen) Christensen) 
                b. 25 Sep. 1948, Shenandoah, Page Co., Iowa; 
                Attended Northboro Elementary School; Graduated from Shenandoah
                High School, Shenandoah, Iowa 1966;  Attended Stewart School of
                Cosmetology, Council Bluffs, IA, graduated 1967; Married 1st on
                07 Jun. 1969, Shenandoah, Iowa to JAMES STERLING CASTLE; 
                (Son of GLENN & MAXINE (GROOTHUIS) CASTLE;)
                b. 04 Apr. 1946, Shenandoah, Iowa
                JANICE (CHRISTENSEN) and JIM CASTLE  divorced in 1994.
                They had one child adopted to this union:
                She married 2nd on 01 July 1996, Las Vegas, Nevada,
                to RENE GARCIA,
                (Son of MANUEL AND EDWINA GARCIA.)
                b. 07 Sept. 1952, Raymondville, TX. 
                Current address:  Claremont, California, located in
                Los Angeles County, California;  Janice is Executive
                Secretary and Husband Rene is 4th grade teacher.
                        1.1.4.1.1.1 1st. Adopted Dau: HOLLY CHRISTINE CASTLE; 
                        b. 08 Nov. 1973, Des Moines, Iowa.  Attended North Polk 
                        Elementary Schools, Polk City and Alleman, Iowa.  Graduated 
                        from Diamond Bar High School, Diamond Bar, CA, 1992. 
                        Attended 1 semester of college at Mt. Sac Community College, Walnut,
                        CA.  Married 21 Dec. 1996  in Big Bear, California, to 
                        JAMES WILLIAMS, b. 12 April 1975.  
                        Two children were born to this union:  
                        Holly and James are divorced  (2000) and Holly lives in Perris, CA.
                                1.1.4.1.1.1.1 Dau.  Alexandria Brittainy Williams, 
                                                    b. 28 July 1995, Moreno Valley, CA; 
                                1.1.4.1.1.1.2 Son:  Michael James Williams, 
                                                    b. 8 Dec. 1998, Moreno Valley, CA.   

                1.1.4.1.2  JANE MARIE CHRISTENSEN;
                (2nd Dau of Wesley & Beth E. (McQueen) Christensen) 
                (All Information Private!) [REF:#8, 4th E-Mail]

                1.1.4.1.3  JAN WESLEY CHRISTENSEN;
                (Only Son of Wesley & Beth E. (McQueen) Christensen) 
                b. 29 Oct. 1955, Shenandoah, Page Co., Iowa; 
                Attended Northboro Elementary School; Grad. 
                Shenandoah High School, Shenandoah, Iowa in 1973.  
                Attended Iowa State University, Ames, IA  for one year and 
                Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO for one year.;
                Married on 19 Nov. 1982, Shenandoah, IA. to Miss ELLEN JANE ATHING;
                Daughter of FRED & CAROL (RUBIN) ATHING; 
                b. 13 Jun. 1956, New York;  Schools, unknown; Graduated from Tarkio College , 
                Tarkio, MO with BS degree and from Northwest Missouri State University, 
                Maryville, MO with MA. Degree.  Currently teaches 5th grade at Shenandoah 
                Middle School. Jan currently farms with his father Wesley Christensen. 
                They lived on the ORVILLE F. CHRISTENSEN homeplace, near Northboro 51647 
                for 17 years and then moved to an acreage 3 miles East of Shenandoah called 
                Spring Valley . 
                They had two children born to this union:
                        6.1 1st Dau: CAMERON DANE CHRISTENSEN [REF:#9]
                                    b. 06 Oct. 1987, Red Oak, Montgomery Co. IA.,
                                    Attends Shenandoah Communtiy School, Shenandoah, Iowa
                                    E-Mail: springvalley@shenessex.heartland.net
                        6.2 2nd Dau. EMMA LEIGH CHRISTENSEN;
                                    b. 31 May 1996, Omaha, NE

        1.1.4.2 HELEN LOUISE CHRISTENSEN;
        (1st Dau of Orville & Elizabeth (Hensleigh) Christensen)
	b. 15 Sep. 1928, Shenandoah., Iowa; Married on 30 Sep. 1951, at the 
	Naval Air Base Chapel, Monterey, Ca. to GENE HOLMES; b. Unknown Date; 
	Son of Clifford HOMES of Blanchard; Live RR 1, Esex, Iowa  51638, 
	Phone 712/379-3771; 
	They had two children born to this union
	   1.1.4.2.1 1st. Dau: MARLA RAE HOLMES;
	   1.1.4.2.2 1st. Son: DARWIN GENE HOLMES

		1.1.4.2.1 1st. Dau: MARLA RAE HOLMES;
		(Dau of Helen L. (Christensen) & Gene Holmes)
		b. 07 Aug. 1954, at Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA.; School 
		Unknown; Married Date Unknown, to Unknown HOVEY; b. Unknown; Parents 
		Unknown; Divorced date Unknown; MARLA lives at Lone Rock, Iowa, and 
		is Teaching in a school for the Handicap at Burt, Iowa.

		1.1.4.2.2 1st. Son: DARWIN GENE HOLMES;
		(Dau of Helen L. (Christensen) & Gene Holmes)
		b. 25 Jun. 1959, at Shenandoah, Iowa, School Unknown; Married on 20 
		Jun. 1981, Location Unknown, to BELINDA WILSON; b. Unknown; Daughter 
		of Unknown Parents; They Farm near Essex, Iowa; They have three children 
		born to this union:
		   1.1.4.2.2.1 1st. Dau: LAURA BELINDA HOLMES; b. 30 Mar. 1982, Omaha, NB.
		   1.1.4.2.2.2 1st. Son: TYLER DARWIN HOLMES;  b. 14 Feb. 1984, Omaha, NB.
		   1.1.4.2.2.3 2nd. Son: CLIFF WILSON HOLMES;  b. 31 Oct. 1987, Omaha, NB.


        1.1.4.3 MARJORIE LEE CHRISTENSEN;
        (2nd Dau of Orville & Elizabeth (Hensleigh) Christensen)
	b. 09 Apr. 1933, Northboro, Iowa;
        At a18y she married on 02 Dec. 1951, at the Methodist Church,
        Northboro, Page Co., IA. to WILLIAM "BILL" DEAN SCHARP;
        b. Unknown date, Lived at 1001 	W. Lowell, Shenandoah, Iowa 51601;
        (712) 246-1202; WILLIAM D. SCHARP owns and operates with his son
        JERRY the Shenandoah Sanitation Inc.;
	They had two children born to this union: 
	   1.1.4.3.1 1st. Son: JERRY D. SCHARP;    b. 1955
	   1.1.4.3.2 2nd. Son: DENNIS SCHARP;      b. 1958

		1.1.4.3.1 1st. Son: JERRY D. SCHARP;
		(Son of Marjorie L. (Christensen) & Bill D. Scharp)
		b. 15 May 1955, at Shen Memorial Hospital, Shenandoah, Iowa; School 
		Unknown; Married on 03 Dec. 1976, at the Catholic Church in Imogene, 
		Iowa to VICKI NICHOLAS; b. Unknown; School Unknown, Parents Unknown; 
		They live on acreage south of Shenandoah, Iowa RR 2 Box 144 51601; 
		(712)246-5562; JERRY works with his father; They had three children 
		born to this union:
		   1.1.4.3.1.1 1st. Dau: CHRISTI LYN SCHARP; b. 04 Mar. 1979, Red Oak, Iowa
		   1.1.4.3.1.2 2nd. Dau: KATI LYN SCHARP;    b. 03 Dec. 1981, Red Oak, Iowa
		   1.1.4.3.1.3 1st. Son: TOBY JEROME SCHARP; b. 25 Apr. 1984, Red Oak, Iowa

		1.1.4.3.2 2nd. Son: DENNIS SCHARP;
		(Son of Marjorie L. (Christensen) & Bill D. Scharp)
		b. 29 Jul. 1958, Shen Hospital, Shenandoah, Iowa; School Unknown; 
		Not married; Sells Real Estate for CBS in Omaha, Nb.; No more information.

Need Photo! of Boyd Third Generation!
1.1.5 Boyd "Bud" Melvin CHRISTENSEN;
(4th Son of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Grandson of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 26 Mar 1909, near Coin, Lincoln Twp., Page Co., Iowa;
d. 18 Nov 1974, a65y, 7m 22days, at Ananosa Hospital, Iowa;
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Was living with his parents in the 1910 Census, age 1 years;
Was living with his parents in the 1920 Census, age 11 years;
He married twice, first at the age of 21 on 26 Apr. 1930, Page Co., Iowa to the
21 year old Miss Edith "Louise" GOODMAN;
(d/o FRANKLIN L. GOODMAN and Mother: Grace Helen WHITMORE, of Coin, IA.;
b. 14 Apr 1909, NW of Coin, Page Co., Iowa;
d. 19 May 1938, age 29y, 1m, 5d, Clarinda Hospt., IA;
She is buried in the Elmwood Cemetery, (Next to her parents)
No issue from this first marriage; at age 32yrs he married a second time on 08 Sep. 1941, at Kahoka, Missouri,
by the Justice of the Peace to
Thelma LeNore HUSSMANN/HUSMAN;
b. Unknown Date; Location Unknown;
d. 19 Dec. 1963, Cedar Rapids, IA. [CHJ 10 Dec. 1963]
Daughter of Unknown; No Issue from this second marriage,
In 1944 Boyd CHRISTENSEN, a35y living Center Junction, Jones Co., IA. 52212
In 1947 Boyd CHRISTENSEN, a38y living Center Junction, Jones Co., IA. 52212
BOYD & THELMA (HUSMAN) adopted one son on March of 1947.
     1.1.5.1 Adopted Son: Keith Bernard CHRISTENSEN, *1946-Living, m. *1970 Connie Unk., 2Ch.

(Father-In-Law of 1st Wife Edith Louise GOODMAN)
FRANKLIN L. GOODMAN;
b. 1884; d. 1971; br> Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Lot 17;
He Married: 21 Feb. 1907 to
Miss Grace Helen WHITMORE;
(d/o of GEORGE H. & JUNIA (JAMES) WHITMORE;
b. 6 Dec. 1885; d. 23 Aug. 1976; Page Co., IA.
Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Lot 17,
They had at least two Children:
HERBERT GOODMAN;
(Son of Frank L. & Grace H. (Whitmore) Goodman)
No Information.
EDITH LOUISE GOODMAN, (Dau of Frank L. & Grace H. (Whitmore) Goodman) b. 14 Apr. 1909; d. 19 May 1938, at the age of 29 years, 1 month and 5 days;
Buried in the GOODMAN Lot at "Elmwood" Cemetery,
Section XI, Row 1, Lot 16; Married 26 Apr. 1930 Boyd CHRISTENSEN;

Fourth Generation!
1.1.5.1 Kenth Bernard CHRISTENSEN;
(Adopted Son of (Boyd & Thelma (Husman) Christensen)
(Grand Son of Sarah (Wilson) & Madison P. Christensen)
(Gr-Grandson of: Nels B. & Anna Kristina (MADISON) CHRISTENSEN)
b. 02 Sep. 1946, Location Unknown;
d. Living,
Graduated from Midland Community High School in May 1964;
Attended Clinton Jr. College for a year and 1/2;
Served in the U.S. Army Aug. 1966 thru June of 1968;
Attended Kirkwood Jr. College in Cedar Rapids for about six months, then went to work for Kennedy Lumber Co., until 1972;
At age 24yrs he married on 14 March 1970, at Center Junction, Presbyterian Church, Iowa to
Miss CONNIE Unknown;
b. Unknown Date, Location Unknown; Daughter of Unknown Parents;
KEITH B. CHRISTENSEN started farming that year in 1972, and still is today (1988);
In 1986 he became an independent Insurance Agent with IMT of Des Moines, Iowa and German Mutual of Monticello, Iowa, as a sideline to Farming;
Last known address Center Jct., (Jones County) Iowa 52212;
They had two children born to this union:
     1.1.5.1.1 Only Dau: Kelly Marie CHRISTENSEN
     1.1.5.1.2 Only Son: Joseph Keith Boyd CHRISTENSEN;

Fifth Generation!
1.1.5.1.1 Kelly Marie CHRISTENSEN;
(Only Dau of Keith B. & Connie (Unknown) Christensen)
b. 26 Aug. 1970, Center Jct., Iowa; Will Graduate from Midland High School 29 May 1988.
1.1.5.1.2 Joseph Keith Boyd CHRISTENSEN;
(Only Son of Keith B. & Connie (Unknown) Christensen)
b. 04 Nov. 1974, Center Jct., Iowa; Will be in 7th. Grade in 1988 at Midland High School.

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