Christ & Ingeborg Hansen Families
Photos out of Ida's book
Obituaries of Chris and Ingeborg Hansen
( Feb. 16th, 1859 - Dec. 21st., 1942 )
Funeral of Pioneer Faulk County Settler held here Wednesday
Funeral services were held here at the
Luthern Church Wednesday
Rev. H.A. Birner, pastor of the local church was in charge of the services and interment was made in the Faulkton Cemetery.
Christian Hansen, known as Christ, was born in or near Oslo, Norway on Feb. 16, 1859 and was married to Ingeborg Iverson August 22, 1885 at Grand Station, Norway. they came to Waupaca, Wisconsin, arriving there October 5th of the same year. They moved to South Dakota in March of 1888, homesteading in Faulk County. They have lived there ever since.
Mr. & Mrs. Hansen had eleven children, 6
boys and 5 girls: one daughter
Mrs. Christ (Ingeborg Hansen
( Dec. 22nd, 1863 - July 12th, 1945 )
Funeral of Mrs. Christ Hansen held at Luthern Church
Funeral services were held for Mrs. Christ Hansen at the First Luthern Church, Faulkton Saturday, July 14th with Pastor H.A. Birner officating. Interment was in the Faulkton cemetery.
Mrs. Ingeborg Iverson Hansen was stricken by death on the morning of July 12, in the midst of her daily round. She had reached the age of 81 years, 6 months and 21 days.
Mrs. Hansen was born in Norway on the 22nd day of December, 1863. On August 22nd, 1885 whe was married to Christian Hansen. After their marriage she hand her husband sailed almost immediately for the United States.
For three years they made their home at Waupaca, Wis. They moved from there to South Dakota, where they homesteaded the farm where they lived until their death.
Mrs. Hansen was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Ida in 1890, and by her husband on Dec. 21st., 1942. It is of interest to note that they enjoyed 57 years together before he died.
Mr. & Mrs. Hansen had 11 children, ten of whom survive, they are:
Mrs. Joseph Kuper - Annie of Orient
Mrs. Frank Gross - Josephine of Valier, Montana
Halbert Hansen of Orient
John Hansen and Mrs. Wm. Eschenbaum-Ida of Faulkton
Mrs. Maurice Kinsley-Elizabeth of Lark, Utah
Helmer Hansen - Trail, Oregon and Martin,
Otto and Theodore Hansen with
All in all, her community lost a good friend
and neighbor and many will
Note: Ida writes: "You might note the different places they were suppose to of lived, no record, so it is just a guess from memory and the 10 of us differs. Thru these writings I know I make mistakes also.
Father recorded that their second daughter that died was Ida too. Malinda still insists her name was Eda, but Dad's record has it "Ida." without a second name.
1981: John and I are the only two left.