Location: Denmark

Biographical Sketch of Gunder Robertson

Robertson, Gunder; cement contractor; born, Denmark, March 7, ___; son of Robert Gunderson and Marie Laursun Robertson; educated, Denmark; married, Painesville, 0., June 1, 1890, Annie M. Robertson; issue, eight children.

Simpson, Louis N. – Obituary

Louis N. Simpson Dies at Portland Enterprise, Oregon Word has been received at the death of Louis N. Simpson at Portland on January 5th. Mr. Simpson worked at Heacock’s jewelry store for a year and a half. He left for Portland on Nov. 1st, Mr. and Mrs. Simpson roomed at the Voget home while in Enterprise. We take the following from Saturday’s Oregon Journal. The funeral services of Louis N. Simpson who died at his home, 815 Kenworth Avenue, January 5, were conducted by the Rev. L.M. Christianson at the Finley chapel, Friday afternoon at 2:30. The body was cremated

Biography of Terkel Jensen

Terkel Jensen. Few business men in Southern Kansas have a better record of substantial accomplishment than Terkel Jensen, who had been successfully identified with the wholesale produce business in this state for more than a quarter of a century, and is president of the Emporia Ice and Cold Storage Company, a large enterprise which is a direct outgrowth of his extensive operations as a produce commission man. Mr. Jensen came to Kansas in 1889, and since that date had had his home in Emporia. He had been in this country only 2½ years, but he had the energy, the ability

Pedersen, Peder – Obituary

Peder Pedersen Dies In Seattle. Pioneer Kittitas Valley Farmer Succumbs Last Night. Peder Pedersen, 76, a Kittitas Valley pioneer, died in the Swedish Hospital in Seattle last night [May 25, 1941] after an illness of about a week. He came to the Kittitas Valley in 1889 and farmed in the Denmark District for many years. He was born in Denmark in 1865. He lived in the valley from the time he arrived here in 1889, but during the last few years frequently visited his children in Portland. Surviving him are two sons, Arthur of Ellensburg and Elmer of Seattle, and

Biographical Sketch of James Henry

One of the members of the thrifty and intelligent agricultural population of Wallowa County is mentioned at the head of this article and to him we are pleased to accord a representation in this work that chronicles the events of Wallowa and Union counties, together with the careers of the leading men of both sections. Mr. Henry is eminently fitted to be classed with this number, since he has manifested uprightness, good wisdom, sound judgment and excellent industry and energy in all of his undertakings in the county and elsewhere, while his integrity, sound principles and untarnished reputation are manifest

Biography of Laurits Walse Therkelsen

Laurits Walse Therkelsen was born in Denmark, twelve miles east of Copenhagen, in 1842. He had limited educational advantages and early in life became apprenticed to the carpenter’s trade, at which he worked in his native town until he arrived at the age of eighteen years when he came to America, and, in 1861, landed in San Francisco. Here for the next ten years he followed his trade with the exception of one year at San Jose, when he engaged in contracting. In 1871, he came to Portland and for ten years following was largely engaged in contracting and building

Biographical Sketch of H. C. Dall

H. C. Dall lived in Maple Township, Ida County, Iowa and was a resident since 1881. He was born in that portion of Denmark which became a part of Germany in 1864. The date of his birth was July 31, 1845. He was the son of C. H. and Elizabeth (Iverson) Dall. He was raised in Denmark, attending school from the time he was seven until he was fourteen. In 1872, at the age of 27 years, he left his native land and came to America and settled in Lee County, Illinois. He engaged in farming on rented land. In

Biographical Sketch of Hans J. Lund

Mr. Lund was born February 7, 1845 in Denmark and came to America in 1864. He traveled to Chicago. He came to Ida County in 1883 and lived on a farm until 1904 when he moved to Arthur, and came to Ida Grove in 1910. He married Mrs. Geo. Heitman November 3, 1883. One son, Max Lund, was born to this marriage. He had four step-children: Andrew Heitman, Frank Heitman, Mrs. Geo. Baker, and Mrs. Martha Weed. He died of blood poisoning, which followed as an aftermath of an operation that was performed at Sioux City May 3 at St.