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Melvin Peter Christofferson

Male 1899 - 1931  (Age 31)    Has 10 ancestors and 4 descendants in this family tree.
Person ID: I43 | Tree: Goetzmann Surname Project  |  Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016

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  • Name Melvin Peter Christofferson 
    Born 8 Oct 1899 Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Feb 1931 Quincy, Branch, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Calvary Cemetery, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 

    Parents

    Family ID: F9 Group Sheet  
    Father Peter Lars Christofferson (ID:I42),   b. 23 Aug 1873, Hillestolpe, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1941, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67) 
    Mother 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  [8, 9

    Family

    Family ID: F10 Group Sheet  |  Last Modified: 24 Jan 2016  
    Wife Esther Frances Korbal (ID:I48),   b. 3 Oct 1902, Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Mar 2002, Pollock Pines, El Dorado, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99) 
    Married Abt 1923
    Children 
     

    1. Peter James Christofferson (ID:I49)

     

    2. Joanna Mae Christofferson (ID:I50),   b. 1930,   d. Yes, date unknown

    Other Personal Events

    Census 1900 Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1910 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Military 12 Sep 1918 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • WW1 Draft, He was a cook for the C&N W R.R. Co.
    Census 1920 Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He was a barber and he live with his parents
    Census 1930 South Beloit, Winnebago, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • They owned their home at 518 Shirland Ave, it's value was $3300; He was a truck driver (moving van, most likely the family business Christofferson Moving and Storage). Sister in law Margaret Korbal lived with them.
    Occupation
    • as a Cook, Barber, Truck Driver (Moving van)
  • Event Map

    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Oct 1899 - Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1900 - Wausau, Marathon, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 12 Sep 1918 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1920 - Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - South Beloit, Winnebago, Illinois Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Feb 1931 - Quincy, Branch, Michigan Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Calvary Cemetery, Beloit, Rock, Wisconsin Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones

    Headstone for Melvin Peter Christofferson

  • Sources

    1. [S37] Wisconsin Historical Society - Births
    2. [S40] Michigan Death Certificate
    3. [S25] Wisconsin, Marathon - 1900 Census
    4. [S26] Wisconsin, Rock - 1910 Census
    5. [S20] WWI Draft Registration Cards
    6. [S27] Wisconsin, Rock - 1920 Census
    7. [S38] Illinois, Winnebago - 1930 Census
    8. [S35] Holy Cross Catholic Church (Kaukauna)
    9. [S7] Wisconsin Historical Society - Marriages

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