The Family of Merton and Betty Jane (CRICHTON) JENSEN

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2__[Elihu] Merton JENSEN
     b.  1 Apr 1911, Blair Twp., Washington County, NE
     child of:  Henry Chris & Esther Maria Nicolina (JACOBSON) JENSEN
     d.  31 May 1998, Omaha, Douglas County, NE
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (86/2/10)  Go to Tombstones

     m.  7 Oct 1939, Omaha, Douglas County, NE (See Original Documents for License)

3__Betty Jane CRICHTON
     b.  14 Jan 1920, Omaha, Douglas County, NE
     child of:  William Seaman & Ethel Jane (ADAIR) CRICHTON
     d.  26 Jan 2008, Lakeview Hospital, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  Go to Tombstones


Other Marriages:  None

Children:
2.1  Judith Lynn JENSEN     b. 2 Aug 1940
2.2  Julie Jane JENSEN        b. 9 Mar 1943
2.3  Valerie Jean JENSEN    b. 13 Feb 1949 d. 17 May 1949  
      
Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Washington County, NE
       (86/2/?)  Go to Tombstones
2.4  Deborah Sue JENSEN     b. 11 Jan 1951 (see #1)

 

 

 

 

Synopsis:

Merton:  

Betty:

                                                    

                                                 

   

Source: Dale W. & Deborah J. MORROW, Merton JENSEN, Betty (CRICHTON) JENSEN

RESEARCH RECORD

BIRTH/BAPTISM/PARENTS/CHILDREN RECORDS

Births:  Merton:  1 Apr 1911, supplied by the subject
            Betty:  14 Jan 1920, supplied by the subject

DEATH/OBITUARY/CEMETERY RECORDS

MARRIAGE/DIVORCE RECORDS

Marriage:  7 Oct 1939, supplied by the subjects

FAMILY BIBLE/RELIGION AFFILIATIONS RECORDS

Members:  St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Blair, NE, supplied by the subjects

EMPLOYMENT/MILITARY/ORGANIZATIONS RECORDS

Merton:  played Triple A baseball throughout the Midwest during the depression and for several years after his marriage.  He farmed 2 miles north of Blair, NE until 1978.  Belonged to the Lions Club for many years, the Golf Club (where he was president), and was a member of the Masons for 60 years.  Information supplied by the subject and the obituary.

WILL/ESTATE/DEEDS/COURT RECORDS

Merton and Betty set up a living trust and invested all assets in the trust.  Property and assets passed to Betty upon Merton’s death and upon Betty’s death, grandson Chris will have the option to buy the farm at fair market value.  In the event he does not want to buy it, it will be sold.  Proceeds from the sale, as well as other assets will be divided equally among the three daughters.  Source:  Betty JENSEN

CENSUS/CITY DIRECTORIES/TAX LIST RECORDS

1930 U.S. Census:  Cuming City Twp, Washington County, NE, p. 6A, Enumeration Dist: 89-5,
Supervisor's District No. 3, Enumerated on April 23-24, 1930 by Ira G Baxter
Dwelling 109/Family 109
     Jensen, Henry   Head   Home owned/rented? G  Radio Set? R  Live on a farm?  Y   Read/Write? Y
                                        State: 69  Country:  07  Nativity:  0  Occupation:  Supt Drainage District 73X1
                                         Class or Worker:  W  Veteran?  No   Farm Schedule #97
                                         M  W  47  Married at 24  b.  NE  Father:  Den   Mother:  Den
                 Esther  Wife     F    W  44  Married at 20  b.  NE  Father:  Swe  Mother:  Swe
                 Merton  Son   M  W  19  Single             b.  NE  Father:  NE    Mother:  NE

MIGRATION/CHRONOLOGY/MAP REFERENCE RECORDS

INTERVIEW/ARTIFACTS RECORDS

WRITINGS/HISTORIES/NEWSPAPERS/MAGAZINE RECORDS

END OF RESEARCH RECORD

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2.1__Judith Lynn JENSEN
     b.  2 Aug 1940, Omaha, Douglas County, NE
     child of:  Merton & Betty Jane (CRICHTONJENSEN
     d.
     Buried:

     m.  10 Apr 1968, Blair, Washington County, NE

2.1s3__Roland Neal CLARK
     b.  14 Mar 1937, Mondamin, Harrison County, IA
     child of:  Kermit Johnson and Ada Margaret (HEWITT) CLARK  Go to Tombstones
     d.  21 Jul 2009 (4th-stage lung cancer), Blair, Washington Co, NE
     Buried:  Cremated - urn held by widow

Other Marriages:
Judy m. 1.  7 May 1959  1s1__Gordon Alan SICK,  divorced 1959 (two months later); no children  Go to Tombstones
                  child of:  Alfred O. & Gussie (SCHEFFLER) SICK   Go to Tombstones
        m. 2.1s2__Gary GREENFIELD, child of Harold and Sadie (GEORGE) GREENFIELD  Go to Tombstones; 2 children
Roland CLARK had two children by a previous marriage

(Stepchildren)
2.1s3a  Kevin CLARK
2.1s3b  Kermit CLARK
(Children)
2.1a  Chris Sterling GREENFIELD         b. 27 Jan 1962
2.1b  Carri Sue GREENFIELD               b. 26 Mar 1963
2.1c  Stephanie Crichton CLARK             b. 7 Dec 1973

Synopsis:

 

 

       

 

 

Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Judy CLARK

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2.1a__Chris Sterling GREENFIELD
     b.  27 Jan 1962, Blair, Washington County, NE
     child of:  Gary and Judith (JENSEN) GREENFIELD
     d.
     Buried:

     m.  1 Oct 1989, Blair, Washington County, NE

2.1as__Terry WHITE
     b.
     child of:      
    
d.
     Buried:

Other Marriages:
Chris and Terry divorced in 1991; no children.

Children:  None

Synopsis:

Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Chris GREENFIELD

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2.1b__Carri Sue GREENFIELD
     b.  26 Mar 1963, Rapid City, Pennington County, SD
     child of:  Gary & Judith (JENSEN) GREENFIELD
     d.
     Buried:

     m.  7 Oct 1988, Blair, Washington County, NE

2.1bs__Rick Lynn BENDER
     b.  5 Nov 1963, Seward, Seward County, NE
     child of Kenneth Carl & Sandra Marie (LUETH) BENDER
     d.
     Buried:

Other Marriages:  None

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                Christian Bender                                           Cole Bender

   

Children:
2.1b1  Cole Sterling BENDER     b. 9 Nov 1993, San Ramon, Contra Costa County, CA
2.1b2  Christian Anthony BENDER     b. 12 Jun 1996, Omaha, Douglas County, NE 

Synopsis:

Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Carri BENDER

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2.2__Julie Jane JENSEN
     b.  9 Mar 1943, Omaha, Douglas County, NE
     child of:  Merton & Betty Jane (CRICHTON) JENSEN
     d.
     Buried:  

      m.  28 Aug 1971, Oxon Hill (now Ft. Washington), Prince George’s County, MD

2.2s__Joseph Robert WARMAN
     b.  28 Mar 1938, Washington, DC
     child of:  James Robert & Mildred (OFFUTT) WARMAN
     d.  
    
Buried:

Other Marriages:  None

Children:  None

Synopsis:

Source:  Dale and Deborah MORROW, Jane WARMAN

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