Marva Vance & Thomas SJ Andersen

Karen Kristina ANDERSEN

Karen Kristina ANDERSEN

Female 1883 - 1957

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  • Born  6 Oct 1883  Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened  27 Oct 1883  Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  6 Apr 1957  Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I98  Thomas SJ Andersen_Marva Vance
    Last Modified  4 Jul 2012 

    Father  Jens Jorgen ANDERSEN,   b. 16 Jun 1844, Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1922, Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Petrea THOMSEN,   b. 5 Jan 1860, Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1935, Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1 Nov 1879  Ribe, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F82  Group Sheet

    Family  John Marinus ANDERSEN,   b. 10 Apr 1880, Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1941, Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  19 Apr 1907  Vilslev, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Their marriage witnesses were farm owner Hans Andersen of Jedsted, farm owner Jens J˛rgen Andersen of Vilslev.
    Children 
     1. Cecelia ANDERSEN,   b. 9 Nov 1908, Tempe, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1968, , , Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Patricia ANDERSEN
     3. Elizabeth ANDERSEN
     4. John James ANDERSEN,   b. 15 Oct 1915, Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1978, Chandler, Maricopa, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  2 Jul 2012 
    Family ID  F81  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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  • Notes 
    • Karan was born in Vilslev on October 10 1883. She married Johannes (John) Marinus Andersen in Vilslev on April 19, 1907. John was born in the neighboring community of Jedsted on April 10 1880 and was the son of farm owner Hans Ibsen Andersen and Sidsel Nielsen Helle. Karen was 23, and John was 27 years old when they were married. They raised their family in Chandler, Arizona. Their first child Ceclia, was born in Tempe on November 9, 1908. Their next child, Patricia, was born on June 22, 1910, on a train near Yuma when the family was on their way to Long Beach for the summer. Elizabeth was born in Chandler on April 7 1912, and John James was born in Chandler on October 15, 1915. Karen lived for 16 years after John, altho seperated before he died. He died on June 13, 1941 in a Phoenix hotel by an accidental slipping in the tub and drowning at the age of 61. Karen died in Mesa at the age of 73 on April 6 1957 The are both buried in the Double Butte Cemetery in Tempe, Arizona.
      She has a picture taken of her at about 4 years of age it is thought that relatives might have had it taken when she stayed with them in Ringk˛bing.
      Her Godparents were: Mrs. Karen Johansen and spinter Margrethe Skade of Vilslev, farmer Niels Hollµnder of Lundagergaard, bachelor Johannes Thomsen and student m> Andersen opf Vilslev.