James Hans Jertson

21 February 1845–12 February 1923 (Age 78)
Holla, Telemark, Norway

The Life of James Hans

When James Hans Jertson was born on 21 February 1845, in Holla, Telemark, Norway, his father, Hans Ulefos Gjertsen, was 28 and his mother, Aslaug Maria Andersdatter, was 24. He married Clara Christine Isaacson on 17 November 1869, in Lewiston, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Hazel Run, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 12 February 1923, in Clarkfield, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hazel Run, Yellow Medicine, Minnesota, United States.

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James Hans Jertson
Clara Christine Isaacson
Marriage: 17 November 1869
Anna Mathilda "Tilla" Jertson
Herman Lawrence Jertson
George Carl Jertson
Walter Clarence Jertson
Jennie Inez Jertson
Clara Irene Jertson
Mabel Emma Jertson
Iva Louise Jertson

Spouse and Children

17 November 1869
Lewiston, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Nordlyset

Age 2

First Norwegian-American newspaper was published in the Norwegian language. It was published in Wisconsin.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 21

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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Sources (3)

  • James Jackson in household of Hans Jackson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Jertson, "Minnesota, State Census, 1905"
  • James H Jertson, "Minnesota, State Census, 1895"

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