Christian Albert Jorgensen

30 January 1913–June 1987 (Age 74)
Hay Springs, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Christian Albert

When Christian Albert Jorgensen was born on 30 January 1913, in Hay Springs, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States, his father, Marinus Jorgen Jorgensen, was 33 and his mother, Christiana Maud Sundahl, was 25. He married Esther Sophia Bargstadt on 3 July 1934, in Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Wayne, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Deer Creek Election Precinct, Wayne, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died in June 1987, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Carroll, Wayne, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Albert Jorgensen
Esther Sophia Bargstadt
Marriage: 3 July 1934
Gene LeRoy Jorgensen
Cheryl Lyn Jorgensen
Marinus Charles Jorgensen

Spouse and Children

3 July 1934
Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, United States


    Gene LeRoy Jorgensen


    Cheryl Lyn Jorgensen


    Marinus Charles Jorgensen


Parents and Siblings



    Ida Maria Jorgensen


    Jens Martin Jorgensen


    Louise Caroline Jorgensen



    Charles Merlin Jorgensen


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian (Jørgensen), and North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jörgen, a vernacular form of Greek Geōrgios ( see George ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Chris Jorgensen in household of Mainus Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Christ A Jorgensen, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Marinus Jorgensen, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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