The Family of James Peter JENSEN
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8.4__James Peter JENSEN
     b.  21 Mar 1873, probably near Blair, NE
     child of:  Soren & Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN
     d.  14 Jan 1938, Blair, Washington Co, NE
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/10)  Go to Tombstones

     m.  12 Feb 1895, Blair, Washington Co, NE

8.4s__Emma Marguerite MILLER  
    
b.  26 May 1876, probably near Blair, NE
     child of:  Berthel P. & Lena (OBERBRINKMAN) MILLER
                   Buried:  Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington Co, NE  
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     d.  16 Jun 1900, farm 3 miles SE of Orum, Washington Co, NE
     Buried:  Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington Co, NE  Go to Tombstones

Other   Marriages:
James P. JENSEN  
m2. 10 May 1902, Blair, Washington Co, NE
8.4s2__Ora Odessa CARTER     
    
b.  2 Dec 1882    
     child of:  Oliver Sir Dion & Mary A. (LEACH) CARTER
                   Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE 
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d.  7 Mar 1959, San Francisco, San Francisco Co, CA     
     Buried: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/9) Go to Tombstones

            Children:
(by Emma Marguerite)
8.4a  Clarence Leslie JENSEN     b.  Dec 1896     d.  Aug 1899     Go to Tombstones
8.4b  Clarence Bertel JENSEN     b.  Jun 1900     d.  Sep 1900     Go to Tombstones
8.4c  Howard JENSEN     b.  15 Oct 1898     d.  Aug 1953
(by Ora Odessa)
8.4d  James Peter JENSEN     b.  6 Jun 1904     d.  2 Mar 1905 
         Buried: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/6)  Go to Tombstones
8.4e  Soren K. JENSEN     b.  Sep 1905     d.  19 Oct 1947
8.4f  John Phillip JENSEN     b.  16 Aug 1907     d.  22 Feb 1965
8.4g  Edythe Gertrude JENSEN     b.  Apr 1909  (deceased by 1974)
8.4h  Dorothy Gwendolyn JENSEN     b.  Aug 1911     d.  26 Apr 2002
8.4i  Alfred Carter JENSEN     b.  18 Apr 1913     d.  17 Apr 1983    
        Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/11)  Go to Tombstones

Synopsis:

J.P. JENSEN Home.


Aunt Dess's House

Source:  The Family of Soren and Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN 1842-1974; Blair, NE Cemetery Book, Blair Library; Marriage Records, Washington Co, NE; Merton and Betty JENSEN, Blair, NE.

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8.4c__Howard JENSEN
     b.  15 Oct 1898, Washington Co, NE
     child of:  James Peter & Emma Marguerite (MILLER) JENSEN
     d.  24 Aug 1953, Washington Co, NE
     Buried:  Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington Co, NE     Go to Tombstones

     m.  30 Jun 1920, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE

8.4cs__Anna Marie STROH
     b.  17 Aug 1898, Franc, Russia
     child of:  John & Mary (WALKER) STROH
     d. 10 Oct 1976, Washington Co, NE
     Buried:  Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington Co, NE     Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
8.4c1  Emma Dorothy JENSEN     b.  14 Apr 1921, Washington Co, NE     d.  6 Apr 2012, Alexandria, VA                          
           m.  1947, Washington, DC   Norman C. BEARDEN     b.  13 Mar 1920     d.  16 Apr 2005
           Children:  Thomas Howard BEARDEN     b.  14 Feb 1948
                           Martha Anne BEARDEN     b.  10 Apr 1950
                           m.  ? QUINN
                           Richard Henry BEARDEN     b.  20 Jun 1953
8.4c2  Lora Anne JENSEN     b.  23 Sep 1922, Arlington, Washington Co, NE     d.  22 Feb 2012, North Platte, Lincoln Co, NE
           Buried:  Ft. McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln Co, NE
           m.  30 Aug 1941, Blair (father's home), Washington Co, NE     Clifton Andrew HILTABIDEL
                 b.  3 Jun 1914, IA     d.  1 Apr 2007    Buried:  Probably Ft. McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell, Lincoln Co., NE
                 child of: Joseph F. & Anna (NIELSEN) HILTABIDEL
           Children:  Sandra HILTABIDEL     b.  16 Sep 194?                    Resided North Platte, NE 2012
                           m.  Jerome STOLL
                           Children:  Amanda Katherine STOLL     b.  Nov 1971
                           Cheryl Ann HILTABIDEL     b.  Jan 194?                    Resided Brighton, CO 2012
                           m.  Ronald RAINS
                           Children:  Angela Marie RAINS     b.  Mar 1969
                                           Stephanie Jo RAINS     b.  Nov 1973
8.4c3  Howard Junior JENSEN     b.  4 Oct 1924                                    Resided Springfield, MO 2012
           m.  Mar 1956, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE    Barbara DILLMAN     b.  26 Jun 1931
           Children:  Carolyn Ann JENSEN     b.  11 Jan 1958     d.  28 Feb 1985     Go to Tombstones
                           (Note:  Carolyn had Downs Syndrome)  Buried:  Lutheran Cemetery, Orum, Washington Co, NE
                           Amy Jo JENSEN     b.  23 Mar 1960
                           Mary Sue JENSEN     b.  20 Oct 1963
8.4c4  Billy JENSEN     b.  31 Dec 1927     d.  18 Jan 1928     Go to Tombstones
8.4c5  Jack Paul JENSEN     b.  24 Nov 1928                                Resided Arlington, NE 2012
8.4c6  Edythe Mary JENSEN     b.  9 Aug 1933, Arlington, Washington Co, NE                Resided Kennard, NE 2012
           m1.  31 Dec 1953, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (divorced)
                   Neil Russell RICHTER     b.  4 Dec 1928, Blair, Washington Co, NE      d.  11 Dec 1992, Blair, Washington Co, NE
                   child of:  Rolland & Sophie (MILLER) RICHTER
                                 Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE     Go to Tombstones
                   Buried:  Atlantic, IA Cemetery, Atlantic, Cass Co, IA
           Children:  Russell RICHTER  (adopted by Neil ROSENBAUM)     b.  29 Jun 1954
                           Susan Marie RICHTER  (adopted by Neil ROSENBAUM)     b.  1 Jul 1955
           m2.  29 Sep 1957, Blair, Washington Co, NE
                   Neil ROSENBAUM    
           Children:  Melinda Lee ROSENBAUM     b.  7 Dec 1960
                           Emily Ann ROSENBAUM         b.  28 Jul 1968
                           Eric ROSENBAUM                  b.  4 Sep 1970

Synopsis: 

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8.4c5__Jack Paul JENSEN     
     b.  24 Nov 1928, Arlington, Washington Co, NE
     child of:  Howard & Anna Marie (STROH) JENSEN
     d.
     Buried:

     m.  10 Feb 1950, Blair, Washington Co, NE

8.4c5s__Opal LaFern RASMUSSEN    
     b.  Sep 1930, Blair, Washington Co, NE
     child of:  Harold W. & Hazel (RENSHAW) RASMUSSEN
                   Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE     Go to Tombstones
     d.
     Buried:

Other Marriages:  None

Children:  
8.4c5a  Jacqueline Jean JENSEN     b.  28 Sep 1951, Blair, Washington Co, NE
            m.  1 Feb 1969, Blair, Washington Co, NE     (divorced 1989)
                  Lowell MOORE     b.  Blair, Washington Co, NE
                  child of:  Dan D. & Violet (PEARCE) MOORE
            Children:  Brian Christopher MOORE     b.  Aug 1969
                            m.  14 Aug 1993, North Platte, Lincoln Co, NE
                                  Michelle Chada     b.  7 May 1970
                            Children:  Miranda Elizabeth MOORE     b.  25 Sep 1995
                                            McKayla Christine MOORE      b.  20 Mar 2000
                                            Brandon Joseph MOORE     b.  18 Jun 2003
                            Hillary Ann MOORE     b.  31 Dec 1974
                            m.  20 Feb 1999, North Platte, Lincoln Co, NE
                                  Craig COTTON     b.  28 Sep 1973
                            Children:  Natalie Paige COTTON     b.  1 Aug 2001
                                            Robert Jack COTTON     b.  8 Apr 2004
             m2.  31 Dec 1993, Jamaica
                     Robert Bradley DAWSON     b.  31 Mar 1954       
8.4c5b  Mark Howard JENSEN
            b.  8 Sep 1955
            m.  22 Sep 1979, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE
                  Mary Beth GIBBEN     b.  12 Mar 1956, Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE
            Children:  Timothy Matthew JENSEN     b.  1 Nov 1981 
                            Anne Marie JENSEN     b.  3 May 1985
                            Jackson Dean JENSEN     b.  3 May 1988
8.4c5c  Timothy Dean JENSEN     b.  27 Oct 1959, Blair, Washington Co, NE
             d.  27 Jun 1977, Washington Co, NE
             Buried:  Orum Cemetery, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Washington Co, NE     Go to Tombstones

Synopsis:

 

Jack and Opal JENSEN on Highland View Farm, a centennial farm, since 1888

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8.4e__Soren K. JENSEN
     b.  8 Sep 1905, Blair, Washington Co, NE
     child of:  James Peter & Emma Marguerite (MILLER) JENSEN
     d.  19 Oct 1947, Grand Island, Hall Co, NE
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/8)  Go to Tombstones

     m.  12 Oct 1934, Ord, Valley Co, NE

8.4es__Frances Lucille BRADT 
    
b.  25 Aug 1909, Ord, Valley Co, NE
     child of:  Archie Lee (1882-1960) & Myrtle Josephine (c1885-1946) (PETERSEN) BRADT
     d.  22 Jan 1995, Hastings, Adams Co, NE
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/7)  Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:
Frances m2.  1955  Willis T. SPELTS    d.  <1995 
Frances m3.  1960, Grand Island, Hall Co, NE    Dr. V. Lorne BECK     d.  >1995

Children:
8.4e1  Soren "Sam" JENSEN III     b.  Oct 1935            Resided Omaha, Douglas Co, NE  1995
           m.  Marilyn BECK
           Children:  Soren JENSEN IV     b.  Feb 1965      Resided Washington, DC  1995
                           Eric JENSEN     b.  Apr 1968              Resided  Madison, Dane Co, WI  1995
                           Dana JENSEN     b.  Aug 1970            Resided Minneapolis, Hennepin Co, MN  1995
8.4e2  Infant JENSEN     b.  1938     d.  18 Aug 1938  
           Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair,  Washington Co, NE  (13/8/5) 
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8.4e3  Linda Ann JENSEN     b.  Apr 1941           Resided Cincinnati, Hamilton Co, OH 1995
           m.  Charles L. SMITH Jr.
           Children:  Mary Frances SMITH     b.  Mar 1968    Resided St. Petersburg, Pinellas Co, FL  1995
                          m.  9 Aug 1974, Polk Co, FL  Richard W. MURPHY
                          Reagan SMITH     b.  May 1969              Resided Chicago, Cook Co, IL  1995

Synopsis:

Source:  The Family of Soren and Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN 1842-1974; Gravestones recorded by Dale MORROW 1996.

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8.4f  John Phillip JENSEN     
    
b.  16 Aug 1907, Washington Co, NE     
     child of:  James Peter & Ora Odess (CARTER) JENSEN
    
d.  22 Feb 1965, Kearney, Buffalo Co, NE
     Buried: Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/1)  Go to Tombstones

     m.  1938

8.4fs  Helen Caroline KENDALL
     b.  2 Jul 1908, Fremont, Dodge Co, NE
     child of:  Herbert Wilson & Ruth (DRYDEN) KENDALL
     d.  29 Jul 2005, Ashland, Jackson Co, OR
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE    
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Children:  
8.4f1. 
Joann JENSEN     b.  Apr 1939     Resided Lockport, Will Co, IL 2005
           m.  Robert ENTWHISTLE
8.4f2.  Kay JENSEN     b.  Jul 1940      Resided Ashland, Jackson Co, OR 2005
           m.  James E. MASER
           Children:  Lee Ann MASER     b.  Oct 1966
8.4f3.  Ora Ruth JENSEN     b.  Jun 1945     Resided Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE  2005
8.4f4.  John Philip JENSEN     b.  7 Aug 1948, Kearney, Buffalo Co, NE     d.  14 Jan 2013, Tacoma, Pierce Co, WA
           Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE

Synopsis:

Source:  The Family of Soren and Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN 1842-1974; Gravestones recorded by Dale MORROW 1996.

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8.4g__Edythe Gertrude JENSEN               Resided Lincoln, Lancaster Co, NE  1960
     b.  21 Apr 1909, Blair, Washington Co, NE
     child of:  James Peter & Ora Odessa (CARTER) JENSEN
     d.  20 Mar 1964, San Francisco, San Francisco Co, CA
     Buried:  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE     Go to Tombstones

     m.  12 Oct 1933, Blair, Washington Co, NE

8.4gs__Eldred Charles LARSON
     b.  1906, Oakland, Burt Co, NE
     child of:  Charles O. & Mary A (FORSUND) LARSON
     d.  24 Aug 1983
     Buried:  Forest Lawn Cemetery, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE   Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
8.4g1  Charles R. LARSON     b.  Nov 1936
           m.  Sally CRAIG  
          
Children:  Sigrid Anne LARSON     b.  29 May 1963     (1998, in 3d year of Medical School at UPENN)
                          Erica Lynn LARSON     b.  17 Dec 1965
                          m.  LCDR Wesley HUEY, USN  
                         
Kirsten Elizabeth LARSON     b.  14 May 1968
                          m.  LCDR Laurence DATKO, USN
                          Children:  Craig Robert DATKO     b.  23 Jan 1992
                                          Brandon Laurence DATKO     b.  28 May 1994
                                          Jakob DATKO     b.  23 Sep 1997
8.4g2  Sigrid LARSON     b.  Sep 1940                    Resided Omaha, 1998
           m.  Paul Frederick FESTERSEN    b.  22 Apr 1940      d.  5 Aug 1995
                 child of: Hans Frederick (6 Mar 1906 - 29 Dec 1997) & ? (?) FESTERSEN
                              Hans m2.  Marianne K. KLAES (25 Sep 1929 - 20 Mar 2014) (her obituary refers to Paul as her step-son)
                                              child of:  Anton & Anna (?) KLAES
           Buried:  Evergreen Memorial Park, Omaha, Douglas Co, NE (Hans and Marianne are also buried there beside Paul)     Go to Tombstones
           Children:  Anneliese FESTERSEN     b.  Jul 1967                Resided Chicago, Cook Co, IL  2014
                          m.  Bob CRAWFORD
                          Peter FESTERSEN     b.  Dec 1969                     Resided Omaha, Douglas Co, NE  2014
                          m.  Paige (?)
                          Else FESTERSEN                                                Resided Cuyahoga Falls, Summit Co, OH  2014

Other Marriages:
Hans FESTERSEN m1. ? (?) who was Paul's mother.  Marianne was his step-mother.

Synopsis:

Source:  The Family of Soren and Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN 1842-1974;  obituary File, Blair Library; Clipping given by Betty JENSEN of Blair, NE. 

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8.4h__Dorothy Gwendolyn JENSEN                                Resided Spring Valley, CA 1983   
     b.  12 Aug 1911, Blair, Washington Co, NE            [Note:  There is a Spring Valley in San Diego & El Dorado Cos]
     child of:  James Peter and Ora Odessa (CARTER) JENSEN  
    
d.  26 Apr 2002, Independence, Jackson Co, MO
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/4)  Go to Tombstones

     m.  15 Mar 1941, Blair, Washington Co, NE

8.4hs__Warren Robert BALLER
     b.  19 Jun 1900, Trenton, Hickock Co, NE
     child of:  Albert E. & Mary L. (TAYLOR) BALLER
     d.  25 Jan 1988, San Diego, San Diego Co, CA
     Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/3)  Go to Tombstones

Other Marriages:  None

Children:
8.4h1  William Warren BALLER     b.  12 Jun 1943     d.  12 Jun 2001   
           Buried:  Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington Co, NE  (13/8/3)  Go to Tombstones
          
m.  Bonnie HINER
8.4h2  John Timothy BALLER     b.  Sep 1945                  Resided Sioux City, Woodbury Co, IA 2002
           m.  Lynne BENTLEY
8.4h3  Elizabeth Claire BALLER     b.  Jun 1947
           m.  Richard CLARKE  

Synopsis:

Source:  The Family of Soren and Anne Sine (PETERSEN) JENSEN 18421974; Obituary File, Blair Library.

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Blair Cemetery Map/Plot Numbers
Blue denotes Jensen-Jacobson Locations

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76 70 69
106 101 95 89 83 77 71 68
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Main Entrance 

Catholic Section Holy Cross Cemetery

Shed 11 12 33 56

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5 18 27 36 45 50

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1 22 23 40 41 54

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