Valdine Harriett Christofersen (Petersen)'s Family



Valdine Harriett Christofersen (Petersen) 27 SEP 1881 - 11 DEC 1966

Valdine was born on 27 SEP 1881 and died on 11 DEC 1966 (age: 85) in Chicago, Ill .
She was the daughter of Christian Christofersen (11 MAR 1851 - 1901) and Josephine Helene Maria Larsen (Christofersen) (14 JAN 1858 - SEP 1940).

Valdine was married to Morris P Petersen .

Morris was born on 1878/1879 in Wisconsin and died on 1978 .
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- Valdine Chrsitofersen (Petersen) -
Valdine (left) with Grandma Josephine Larsen (Christofersen),

- Morris was born on 1878/1879 in Wisconsin and died on 1978

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 Valdine Harriett Christofersen (Petersen)
Married to a tall, grim Dane named Morris Peterson who had bushy eyebrows.
He had a good sense of humor.


Valdine was a soprano with a great big voice. Ray was a self taught
piano tuner - build at least three electronic organs.
Ray later married a Helen who died in 1978, Ray also died in 1978.


Notes for Morris P Petersen
Morris spelled his name with the ON ending, but his cousin Raymond felt that with their Danish and Norwegian background they should spell it with an EN.




Morris: Census: 1930 Chicago, Cook, Illinois

Morris P. Petersen : head 51 Wisconsin Denmark Denmark Postal Clerk
Valdine Petersen : wife 48 Illinois Norway Norway
Raymond A. Petersen : son 22 Illinois Wisconsin Illinois Telephone Co. Repair Man
Valdine H. Petersen : 17 Illinois Wisconsin Illinois


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)

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

Brother - Arthur Fridjtof Christofersen - Arthur was born on 1 JUN 1886 and died on 30 OCT 1964 (age: 78)

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



Last change (on this page): 15 OCT 2018