Martha Anderson (Jenson)

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Martha Agieta Louisa Anderson (Jenson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Silkeborg, Skandeborg Amt, Denmark
Death: Died in Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Place of Burial: Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Jens Jenson and Maren Jensen (Frederkson Boje)
Wife of Andrew Z. Anderson
Mother of Daniel Alvin Anderson; Leo Oscar Anderson and Esther Dorland (Anderson)
Sister of Jens Frederik Anton Jensen; Mette Marie Katrine Jensen; Ane Kristine Frederikke Jensen; Andrea Kristine Jenson; Julia Neilsen and 2 others

Occupation: Seamstress
Managed by: Private User
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About Martha Anderson (Jenson)

Martha Louise Jensen was born in Denmark, the oldest of 13 children, and arrived in the United States in October, 1894. She married Andrew Anderson on December 31, 1894. They made their home in Chippewa Falls for the 63 years of their married life. The Andersons lived at 801 E. Park Avenue from 1913 until October of 1955 when they entered the Rutledge Home for the Aged.

Martha Anderson was a loving and devoted mother and wife. She was employed at the State Colony (Northern Center) for many years as a nightwatch and later was in the alteration department for 16 years, earning the respect and admiration of many.

Martha was a member of the Presbyterian Church, the Pythian Sisters, the Eastern Star, the Order of the Amaranth and Sister of Fremad(?), having held many offices in each organization for several years.

According the 1910 U.S. Census, Andrew and Martha both immigrated into the United States in 1894. A.Z. was listed as a traveling salesman for a shoe company. Martha is listed as a tailor for ladies goods. Their children were 14, 13, and 12.

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Martha Anderson (Jenson)'s Timeline

1871
July 27, 1871
Silkeborg, Skandeborg Amt, Denmark
1895
October 2, 1895
Age 24
Bloomer, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
1897
January 23, 1897
Age 25
Bloomer, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
1898
March 29, 1898
Age 26
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
1958
September 7, 1958
Age 87
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States
September 9, 1958
Age 87
Chippewa Falls, Chippewa, Wisconsin, United States

Funeral services were held at the Presyterian Church, Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin at noon on Tuesday, September 9, with the Rev. Allen Van Cleve officiating. Interment followed in the family lot in Forest Hill Cemetery. Arrangement were made by Hagel(?) Funeral Home.