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Salem Pioneer Cemetery ~ Severina Christenson ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
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Severina Christenson
LAST NAME: Christenson FIRST NAME: Severina MIDDLE NAME:  NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME: Iverson AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
TITLE: Mrs. GENDER: F MILITARY: 
BORN: 25 Jul 1865 DIED: 25 Jul 1941 BURIED: 28 Jul 1941
ETHNICITY:   OCCUPATION:  Housewife
BIRTH PLACE:  Bendalen, Norway
DEATH PLACE: Salem, Marion Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #664 - Severina Chrisenson, female, divorced, b. 25 Jul 1865 in Bendalen, Norway, d. 25 July, 1941 in Salem, Oregon (Rt. 7, Box 207) at the age of 76 y's, name of father Iver Iverson (b. Norway), name of mother Olava (b. Norway), interment 28 Jul IOOF, undertaker Barrick, informant Ida Jennings of Lewiston, Idaho.
1900 OR CENSUS - [Severina] Christenson, age 35, mother of 7 children, b. Jul 1864 in Norway, year of immigration 1878, is enumerated with her husband of 12 years Hartwick, age 36, occupation farmer, b. Feb 1864 in Norway, year of immigration 1876, along with Ida, age 12, b. Nov 1887, b. Washington, Carl, age 10, b. Dec 1889 in Washington, Clara, age 8, b. Nov 1891 in Washington, Annie, age 7, b. Dec 1892 in Washington, Ella, age 5, b. Dec 1894 in Oregon, Henry, age 3, b. Sep 1896 in Oregon, and Oscar, age 1, b. Jul 1898 in Oregon. 
DISCREPANCY - DC and marker give year of birth as 1865, 1900 census as 1864


1930 OR CENSUS - Severena Christensen, age 65, married at age 23, b. Norway, is enumerated with husband Hartwick Christensen, age 67, married at age 25, occupation farmer, b. Norway, year of immigration 1883, along with Carl, age 47, single, occupation laborer, b. Washington, and Edwin, age 23, single, occupation laborer, b. Oregon.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OBITUARY: 
Mrs. Severina Christenson, at her home, route 7 Salem, Friday, July 25, Mother of Mrs. Anna Smith, Mrs. Julia French, Carl and Oscar, all of Salem, Mrs. Ida Jennings of Lewiston, Idaho, Mrs. Ella Holmes of Carson, Wash., Mrs. Clara Rishel of West Stayton, Henry and Adolph, both of Molalla; sister of Mrs. Johana Bergsing of Cathlamet, Wash.; survived also by 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Services will be held Monday, July 28, at 1:30 p.m., from the Clough-Barrick chapel, with Rev. P. W. Eriksen officiating. Concluding services in IOOF cemetery. 
Capital Journal 25 July 1941 8:7
INSCRIPTION: 
Christenson
Severina 
1865-1941
SOURCES: 
LR 
LD 
OSBH DC (Marion County 1941) #664
Saucy
1900 OR CENSUS (Marion Co. Howell Prairie, ED 130, sheet 10A)
1930 OR CENSUS (Marion Co., N. Howell, ED 43, sheet 1A)
CJ 25 July 1941 8:7
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