Jens Christensen Straaagaard

8 September 1848–24 November 1907 (Age 59)
Dalby, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Jens Christensen

When Jens Christensen Straaagaard was born on 8 September 1848, in Dalby, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Johannes Christensen Straagaard, was 41 and his mother, Metta Christiana Pedersen Westermark, was 38. He married Clara Dwinell on 5 October 1881, in Baker, Oregon, United States. He died on 24 November 1907, in Haines, Baker, Oregon, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Wingville Cemetery, Baker City, Baker, Oregon, United States.

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Jens Christensen Straaagaard
Clara Dwinell
Marriage: 5 October 1881

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5 October 1881
Baker, Oregon, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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Sources (3)

  • John C Christensen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Christensen in entry for George Edward Christensen, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
  • J C Christensen, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"

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