Arthur Fridtjof Christofersen's Family



Arthur Fridtjof Christofersen 1 JUN 1886 - 30 OCT 1964

Arthur was born on 1 JUN 1886 and died on 30 OCT 1964 (age: 78).
He was the son of Christian Christofersen (11 MAR 1851 - 1901) and Josephine Helene Maria Larsen (Christofersen) (14 JAN 1858 - SEP 1940).

Arthur was married to Julia Maria Rau (Christofersen) on 5 JUL 1915.

Julia was born in Naperville, Ill. .
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- Julia was born in Naperville, Ill.

- June was born on 14 JUN 1916

- Beatrice was born on 16 APR 1918

- Mabel was born on 18 NOV 1921

- Howard was born on 9 AUG 1923 in Chicago, IL

- Arthur was born on 6 MAY 1925

Father - Cristian Christofersen -
taken in 1876
- Christian was born on 11 MAR 1851 in Norway and died on 1901 in Chicago, IL

Mother - Josephine Helene Maria Larsen -
taken in 1876
- Josephine was born on 14 JAN 1858 in Norway and died on SEP 1940 in Naperville, Il



Notes for Arthur Fridtjof Christofersen
was a missionary to Africa.


He and Julia both graduated from a
small Baptist college, Shurtleff, in Alton, IL. It went out of existence
and its campus was taken over by Southern Illinois U. He then received his
BD from Crozer Seminary in Penn. And later while on furlough attended, and we
believe received a MA degree from U of Chicago Divinity School.




Julia: Papers of the American Board of Commisioners for Foreign Missions
Christofersen, Mrs. A. F., Julia
Appointed Missionaries. Missionaries appointed for life service.;
Africa, South Africa; Zulu
1915-


Arthur: Papers of the American Board of Commisioners for Foreign Missions
Christoferson, Arthur F.
Appointed Missionaries. Missionaries appointed for life service.;
Africa, South Africa; Zulu
1915-


Grandson - Steve McLaskey - Steven was born on 24 MAY 1953

- David was born on 2 JUL 1950

- Paul was born on 24 JAN 1952

- Mark was born on 12 MAY 1953

- Lynn was born on 15 NOV 1955

- Karen was born on 12 JAN 1963

Sister - Julia Christofersen -
July 1915
- Julia was born on 8 AUG 1877 and died on 1922

Brother - Carl Christofersen - Carl was born on 28 SEP 1878 and died on 25 FEB 1884 (age: 5)

- Harriett was born on 28 APR 1880 and died on 31 AUG 1881 (age: 1)

Sister - Valdine Christofersen -
July 1915
- Valdine was born on 27 SEP 1881 and died on 11 DEC 1966 (age: 85) in Chicago, Ill

- Solva was born on 19 JUN 1883 and died on 19 JUN 1883 (age: 0)

Sister - May Valborg Christofersen -
July 5, 1915 at wedding of Arthur Christofersen and Julia Rau
- May was born on 16 MAY 1888 in Chicago, Ill. and died on 17 OCT 1933 (age: 45) in Elgin, Illinois

Sister - Ruth Christofersen -
July 1915
- Ruth was born on 24 AUG 1896 in Cook County, Ill and died on 1958

- Rose was born on 31 MAR 1885 and died on 31 MAR 1885 (age: 0)

- twin was born on 14 FEB 1902 and died on 14 FEB 1902 (age: 0)

- Ione was born on 1894 in Los Angeles, Ca and died on 1977 in Los Angeles, Ca

- Ruben was born on 1903 in Chicago, IL and died on 1978 in Oslo, Norway



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