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Peter Lars Christofferson

Male 1873 - 1941  (Age 67)    Has no ancestors but 9 descendants in this family tree.
Person ID: I42 | Tree: Goetzmann Surname Project  |  Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016

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  • Name Peter Lars Christofferson 
    Born 23 Aug 1873 Hillestolpe, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 2 Sep 1873 Fuglse Parish, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • His birth father was Lars Pedersen. His parents were engaged (Lars Pedersen and Karen Pedersdatter) but unfortunately Lars Pedersen died march 30,1873 before wedding and birth of his son.
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Jan 1941 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Family

    Family ID: F9 Group Sheet  |  Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016  
    Wife Mary Magdalena Christina Goetzmann (ID:I30),   b. 29 Aug 1875, Green Bay, Brown, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1962, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86) 
    Married 25 May 1897 Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna, Outagamie, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Children 
     

    1. Linda M Christofferson (ID:I44),   b. 1898,   d. Yes, date unknown

     

    2. Melvin Peter Christofferson (ID:I43),   b. 8 Oct 1899, Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1931, Quincy, Branch, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31)

     

    3. Leeland Henry Christofferson (ID:I45),   b. 1901,   d. Yes, date unknown

     

    4. Francis F Christofferson (ID:I46),   b. 1904,   d. Yes, date unknown

     

    5. Caroline Elizabeth Christofferson (ID:I47),   b. 1913,   d. Yes, date unknown

    Other Personal Events

    Census 1880 Hillestolpe, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1900 Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • He was a moulder in a foundry, he was already naturalized, he owned his home
    Business 1906 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Started Christofferson Moving and Storage
    Census 1910 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He was a teamster in a drayline, he owned his home at 1117 Union St; he spoke Danish
    Census 1920 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • He was a drayman in the express industry, likely for his moving company
    Census 1930 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • They owned their house at 1215 Wisconsin Ave, it's value was $8000. He was a moving contractor (likely for the company they owned) and spoke Danish. His mother lived with them.
    Census 1940 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • They still owned the house at 1215 Wisconsin Ave; He was an owner/manager for a furniture storage company (likely Christofferson Moving and Storage which they owned); he completed the 8th grade;
    Language
    • Spoke Danish
    Occupation
    • A moulder, business owner, teamster, drayman, moving contractor, owner/manager
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Aug 1873 - Hillestolpe, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 2 Sep 1873 - Fuglse Parish, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Hillestolpe, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 May 1897 - Holy Cross Catholic Church, Kaukauna, Outagamie, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - 1906 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1940 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jan 1941 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources

    1. [S28] Denmark, Maribo - 1880 Census
    2. [S25] Wisconsin, Marathon - 1900 Census
    3. [S26] Wisconsin, Rock - 1910 Census
    4. [S27] Wisconsin, Rock - 1920 Census
    5. [S30] Wisconsin, Rock - 1930 Census
    6. [S31] Wisconsin, Rock - 1940 Census
    7. [S35] Holy Cross Catholic Church (Kaukauna)
    8. [S7] Wisconsin Historical Society - Marriages

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