Jens Nelson JORGENSEN

Jens Nelson JORGENSEN

Male 1890 - 1957  (67 years)

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  • Name Jens Nelson JORGENSEN 
    Born 31 Jan 1890  Wakonda, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Ancestor Interest MEDIUM 
    Baptism 22 Jun 1890  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Trinity Lutheran
    Census 21 Jun 1900  Riverside Township, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Emanuel Jorgenson, head, male, white, age 38, birth date Feb 1862, married, can read and write English, born in Denmark, father born in Denmark, mother born in Denmark, immigrated in 1886, years in United states 13, farmer; Mary Jorgenson, wife, female, white, age 37, birth date Aug 1862, mother of nine children, number children still living: 7, born in Denmark, father born in Denmark, mother born in Denmark, immigrated in 1886, years in United States 13, can read writ and speak English; Andrew C. Jorgenson, son, male, white, age 11, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Jens Jorgenson, son, male, age 10, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Hannah N. Jorgenson, daughter, female, age 9, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Mary J. Jorgenson, daughter, female, age 7, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Meada Jorgenson, dauaghter, female, age 5, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Carl M. Jorgenson, son, male, age 3, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Otto F. Jorgenson, son, male, age 2, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark.
    • Role: Household Member
    1900 Census
    1900 Census
    Census 23 Apr 1910  Riverside Township, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    1910 U.S. Census 
    • Mrs. Mary Jorgenson, head, home owned, female, white, age 47, widowed, can read and write, born in Denmark, parents born in Denmark, 10 children born, seven living, farmer; Andrew Jorgenson, son, age 21, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Jens N. Jorgenson, son, age 20, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Mary J. Jorgenson, dauaghter, age 17, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Carl M. Jorgenson, son, age 13, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Otto Theo Jorgenson, son, age 11, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Metha K. Jorgenson, daughter, age 15, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark.
    • Role: Household Member
    Census 1915  , , South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    South Dakota, State Census, 1915 
    • Jens Jorgensen, age 25, birth year 1890, male, born in South Dakota, nationality Danish, single, parents born in Denmark
    Baptism 8 Jul 1917  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Role: Witness
    Census 1925  , , South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    South Dakota 
    • Married, 35 years old, white male, birth year 1890, born in South Dakota, Danish ethnicity, married in 1916, religion Lutheran
    Census 11 Apr 1930  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1) Jens Jorgenson, head, rents home, male, white, age 40, married, age 27 at first marriage, can read and write, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark, laborer, odd jobs.
      2) Mable Jorgensen, wife, female, white, age 33, married, age 19 at first marriage, born in Iowa, parents born in Norway.
      3) Ardis Jorgensen, daughter, female, white, age 13, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in South Dakota.
      4) Frances E. Jorgensen, daughter, female, white, age 11, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in South Dakota.
      5) Robert V. Jorgensen, son, male, white, age 9, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in South Dakota.
      6) Merlin D. Jorgensen, son, male, white, age 7, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in South Dakota.
      7) Jimmy Jorgensen, son, male, white, age 4, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in South Dakota.
    At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
    Census 1935  Ward 1, , South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    South Dakota, State Census, 1935 
    • Jens Jorgenson, age 45, birth year 1890, race white, gender male, birth place South Dakota, married, marriage date 1917, spouse name Mabel Hansen, post office Term, South Dakota, parents' birth place Denmark.
    Census 9 Apr 1940  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    1940 United States Federal 
    • 1) Jens N. Jorgenson, (18 N. University) head of house; male; white; age 50; married; highest grade completed 8; born in South Dakota; residence in 1935 same place; employed for pay; hours worked per week 48; occupation plumber & steam fitter on the state university campus; worked 52 weeks in 1939; income $1180; no other income sources.
      2) Mabel M. Jorgenson; wife, female, white, age 44; highest grade completed: high school 2nd year; born in Iowa; residence in 1935 same place; employed for pay; hours worked per week prior to census 63; waitress; restaurant; private work; worked 46 weeks in 1939; income $315; no other income sources.
      3) Evelyn F. Jorgenson; daughter; female; white; age 21; single; not attending school; highest grade completed: high school 4th year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census 48; clerk; agricultural conservation office; government work; worked 41 weeks in 1939; Income $715; no other source of income.
      4) Robert Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 19; single; nog attending school; highest grade completed: college 1st year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census: 19; assistant and delivery boy; advertising sheet; private worker; weeks worked in 1939: 48; income $183; has other sources of income.
      5) Darrel Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 17; single; attending school; highest education completed high school 2nd year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census: 12; delivery boy; dry cleaning; private worker; hours worked in 1939: 16; income $32; has other sources of income.
      6) Jimmie B. Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 14; single; attending school; highest grade completed: elementary 7th grade; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; not working.
    Census 1945  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    South Dakota, State Census, 1945 
    • Jens N. Jorgenson, age 55, white, birth place Meckling South Dakota, marriage year 1916, birth year 1890, mother's birth place Denmark, spouse Mabel Hanson
    Descendant Interest MEDIUM 
    Reference Number 109 
    _FSFTID 9DS5-NZQ 
    _UID BF1B0E3DB9BE4E66B26E3D8D630E31BE9A71 
    Died 21 Mar 1957  Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    South Dakota Death Index
    South Dakota Death Index
    South Dakota Death Index
    South Dakota Death Index
    Buried Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Address:
    Bluff View Cemetery
    Vermillion, SD 
    Jorgenson
    Jorgenson
    Mabel B Jorgenson 1897-2003
    Jens N. 1890-1957
    Person ID I204  Our Blended Family
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 

    Father Emanuel Marinus JORGENSEN,   b. 6 Feb 1862, Ulsted, Hals, Nordjyllands Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1908, Wakonda, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Maren Magdalene NIELSEN,   b. 21 Aug 1862, Copenhagen, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1927, Wakonda, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1888  Meckling, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    • Church records shows date of the marriage as 3 Mar 1888 and not 26 Mar 1888.
    Family ID F356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mabel Blanche HANSON,   b. 22 Apr 1896, Sioux City, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 2003, Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 107 years) 
    Married 2 Mar 1916  Vermillion, Clay South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    jensjorgensonfamily.jpg
    Jens Jorgenson Family
    Front Row: Ardis, Evelyn, Mabel
    Back Row: Jens, Robert, Daryl, and James
    Children 
     1. Ardis JORGENSON,   b. 28 Feb 1917, Wakonda, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1978, Bakersfield, Kern, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     2. Living
    +3. Robert Vernon JORGENSON,   b. 14 Aug 1920, Wakonda, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 2004, Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +4. Merlin Daryl JORGENSON,   b. 22 Apr 1922, Wakonda, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1981, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +5. James V. JORGENSON,   b. 20 Mar 1926, Wakonda, Clay, South Dakota, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1995, Aurora, Adams, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F108  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Jan 1890 - Wakonda, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 22 Jun 1890 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 21 Jun 1900 - Riverside Township, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 U.S. Census - 23 Apr 1910 - Riverside Township, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - South Dakota, State Census, 1915 - 1915 - , , South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Mar 1916 - Vermillion, Clay South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 8 Jul 1917 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - South Dakota - 1925 - , , South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 11 Apr 1930 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - South Dakota, State Census, 1935 - 1935 - Ward 1, , South Dakota Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 United States Federal - 9 Apr 1940 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - South Dakota, State Census, 1945 - 1945 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Mar 1957 - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Bluff View Cemetery
    Vermillion, SD - - Vermillion, Clay, South Dakota, United States
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  • Notes 
    • Jens was a farmer until moving to Vermillion, at which time he went to work at the University of South Dakota.

  • Sources 
    1. [S816] U.S. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, Ancestry.com Operations Inc., ((www.ancestry.com : 2005)), accessed 17 Nov 2015), Jens Nelson Jorgensen. (Reliability: 3).
      Registration State: South Dakota;Registration County: Clay; Roll: 1877789

    2. [S800] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: Trinity, Trinity Lutheran (Vermillion, South Dakota, United States), (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.Ancestry.com : 2015.), "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940," Jens Nilsen Jorgensen; accessed 17 Sep 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Jane Nilsen Jórgenson; event type: baptism; birth date: 31 Jan 1890; baptism date: 22 Jun 1890; baptism place: Vermillion, South Dakota; father: Emanud M. Jórgenson; mother: Maren Jórgenson; church name: Trinity Lutheran; church location: Vermillion South Dakota.

    3. [S801] South Dakota, Clay County - 1900 - U.S. Census, South Dakota, Clay, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1548, Riverside, enumeration district (ED) 0096, sheet 131, p. 9A, dwelling 152, family 152, Emanuel Jorgenson household, accessed 17 Sep 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      Emanuel Jorgenson, head, male, white, age 38, birth date Feb 1862, married, can read and write English, born in Denmark, father born in Denmark, mother born in Denmark, immigrated in 1886, years in United states 13, farmer; Mary Jorgenson, wife, female, white, age 37, birth date Aug 1862, mother of nine children, number children still living: 7, born in Denmark, father born in Denmark, mother born in Denmark, immigrated in 1886, years in United States 13, can read writ and speak English; Andrew C. Jorgenson, son, male, white, age 11, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Jens Jorgenson, son, male, age 10, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Hannah N. Jorgenson, daughter, female, age 9, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Mary J. Jorgenson, daughter, female, age 7, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Meada Jorgenson, dauaghter, female, age 5, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Carl M. Jorgenson, son, male, age 3, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Otto F. Jorgenson, son, male, age 2, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark.

    4. [S780] Find A Grave, (http://findagrave.com: 2012), accessed 26 Apr 2017<, Otto Jorgensen, Memorial # 125942566 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S802] South Dakota, Clay County - 1910 - U.S. census, South Dakota, Clay, (http://www.Ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T623, roll 1478, Riverside, enumeration district (ED) 0115, sheet 105B, dwelling 55, family 55, Mrs. Mary Jorgenson household, accessed 17 Sep 2015 (Reliability: 3).
      Mrs. Mary Jorgenson, head, home owned, female, white, age 47, widowed, can read and write, born in Denmark, parents born in Denmark, 10 children born, seven living, farmer; Andrew Jorgenson, son, age 21, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Jens N. Jorgenson, son, age 20, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Mary J. Jorgenson, dauaghter, age 17, single, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Carl M. Jorgenson, son, age 13, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Otto Theo Jorgenson, son, age 11, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark; Metha K. Jorgenson, daughter, age 15, born in South Dakota, parents born in Denmark.

    6. [S803] South Dakota, State Census, 1015, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2014)), accessed 17 Sep 2015), Jens Jorgensen. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S800] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records: Trinity, Trinity Lutheran (Vermillion, South Dakota, United States), (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. \i Ancestry.com\i0 . http://www.Ancestry.com : 2015.), "Trinity Lutheran Church," Ardis Marie Jorgensen baptism record, page 7; accessed 11 Jun 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Ardis Marie Jorgensen; born 28 Feb 1917; baptism date 8 Jul 1917; parents Jens and Mabel Blanche Jorgensen; Oscar A. (unable to read) and wife, Peter Hansen, Clara Hansen.

    8. [S804] South Dakota, State Census, 1925, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2014)), accessed 17 Sep 2015), Jens Jorgenson. (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S805] South Dakota, State Census, 1935, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2014)), accessed 18 Sep 2015), Jens Jorgen; FHL Film Number 2369873. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S891] South Dakota, Clay County - 1940 U.S. census, South Dakota, Clay, (www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), T627, roll 3851, Vermillion, enumeration district (ED) 14-15, sheet 4B, household 100 (Reliability: 3).
      1) Jens N. Jorgenson, (18 N. University) head of house; male; white; age 50; married; highest grade completed 8; born in South Dakota; residence in 1935 same place; employed for pay; hours worked per week 48; occupation plumber & steam fitter on the state university campus; worked 52 weeks in 1939; income $1180; no other income sources.
      2) Mabel M. Jorgenson; wife, female, white, age 44; highest grade completed: high school 2nd year; born in Iowa; residence in 1935 same place; employed for pay; hours worked per week prior to census 63; waitress; restaurant; private work; worked 46 weeks in 1939; income $315; no other income sources.
      3) Evelyn F. Jorgenson; daughter; female; white; age 21; single; not attending school; highest grade completed: high school 4th year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census 48; clerk; agricultural conservation office; government work; worked 41 weeks in 1939; Income $715; no other source of income.
      4) Robert Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 19; single; nog attending school; highest grade completed: college 1st year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census: 19; assistant and delivery boy; advertising sheet; private worker; weeks worked in 1939: 48; income $183; has other sources of income.
      5) Darrel Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 17; single; attending school; highest education completed high school 2nd year; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; employed for pay; hours worked week prior to census: 12; delivery boy; dry cleaning; private worker; hours worked in 1939: 16; income $32; has other sources of income.
      6) Jimmie B. Jorgenson; son; male; white; age 14; single; attending school; highest grade completed: elementary 7th grade; born in South Dakota; resided in same place in 1935; not working.

    11. [S806] South Dakota, State Census, 1945, Ancestry.com, ((http://www.Ancestry.com : 2014)), accessed 18 Sep 2015), Jens N. Jorgenson; FHL Film Number 2371450. (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S799] South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955, South Dakota. Office of Vital Records. Ancestry.com, (http://www.Ancestry.com :2004.), South Dakota Death Index, 1905-1955." 398, 296269, Jens N. Jorgenson, accessed 17 Sep 2015. (Reliability: 3).
      Name: Jens N Jorgenson; certificate number 296269, death day: 21; death month: Mar; death year: 1957; county: Clay7; page number 398.

    13. [S913] Vermillion Plain Talk, South Dakota. Vermillion., "Services Held on Monday for J. Jorgenson," 28 Mar 1957, p. 6, col. 2. (Reliability: 4).
      Funeral services were held Monday afternoon at the Trinity Lutheran church for Jens N. Jorgensen, 67, a prominent Vermillion resident for the past 28 years, who passed away at Dakota Hospital last Thursday afternoon following a long illness.

      Jens Nelson Jorgenson was born January 30, 1890, a son of Emanuel and Maren Jorgenson, at Meckling. He married Mabel B.Hanson in Vermillion on March 2, 1916.

      Mr. Jorgenson was a plumber and steamfitter at the University of South Dakota for about 25 years, until his retirement in 1953.

      He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran church, the I.O.O.F. lodge, and the Vermillion fire department. He was a Past Noble Grand of the I.O.O.F His main hobbies were fishing and raising flowers.

      Survivors include his widow in Vermillion; two daughters, Ardis M. Jorgenson of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Mrs. Evelyn F. Peterson of Vermillion; three sons, Robert of Burlinton, Iowa, and Daryl and James of Vermillion; one sister, Mrs. Harry Ebbesen of Vermillion; three brothers, Andrew of Burbank, and Otto and Carl, both of Dinuba, Calif., and eleven grandchildren.

      The Rev. David Preus officiated at the ceremonies. Burial was in Bluff View Cemetery under the direction of the Elmore-Wagner Funeral Home.

      Pallbearers were Leroy Blair, Dr. T. E. Eyres, Ralph Lawton, Charles Stark, Willis Sims and Stephen Graf.
      Name spelled Jorgenson in all but one instance in obituary. Typed exactly as written.

    14. [S780] Find A Grave, (http://findagrave.com: 2012), accessed 13 Sep 2015<, database entry for Jens N. Jorgenson, memorial #10755410 (Reliability: 3).
      Mother Maren M. Jorgensen (1862-1927); burial Bluff View Cemetery, Vermillion, Clay County, South Dakota, USA; memorial created by USA Grannie; record added Apr 11, 2005; Find A Grave Memorial #10755410.

    15. [S559] Jorgenson-Nelson, Marriage Boo, TMG Src#: 59., This is to Certify That on the Third day of March A.D. 1888, at the Village of Meckling in the COUNTY OF CLAY, in the Territory of Dakota, I, Emanuel Marinus Jorgensen residing in the County of Clay, in the Territory of Dakota, being 26 years of age, and I, Maren Magdalene Nelson, residing in the County of Clay, in said Territory, and being 25 years of age, were united in Marriage by Rev. D.H. Dahl; And that I, D.H. Dahl a minister of the Gospel did duly and according to law, then and there solemnize said Marriage between the said Emanuel Marinus Jorgensen and Maren Magdalene Nelson.  In Testimony Whereof, we have this 3rd day of March, A.D. 1888, at the Village of Meckling in the County of Clay and Territory of Dakota, drawn up and signed, with our full names, this certificate. (Reliability: 0).

    16. [S912] Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Records: Bergen Lutheran Congregation, Bergen Lutheran Congregation (Meckling, South Dakota, Clay), (Ancestry.com. \i Ancestry.com\i0 . www.ancestry.com : 2015.), "Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, Records, 1875-1940," Emanuel Marinus Jorgenson and Maren Nielsen Marriage; accessed 07/13/2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Emanuel Marinus Jorgenson marriage; marriage date 3 Mar 1888, place Vermillion, South Dakota, Church Name Bergen Lutheran Congregation, Church Location Meckling, South Dakota; spouse Maren Magdalene Nielsen; groom's father Jorgen Christensen; groom's mother Johanne Marie Christensen; bride's father Jens Nelson; bride's mother Anne Christine Nielsen.


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