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George JORGENSON
Maria Catharina BENDIXEN
Anna Laura COFFEY
Husband:  [Jørgen / Jørg JØRGENSEN] George JORGENSEN / JORGENSON
Birth:  30 Sep 1848, Slesvig (=Schleswig) [now Sønderjylland], DK
Death:  31 Dec 1924, Joliet, Will Co., IL
Occupation:  farmer
Father:  Perritt / Peter JØRGENSON
Mother:  Anna W. WABER
Marriage-1:  15 Mar 1873, Chicago, Cook Co., IL
Wife-1:  Maria Catharina / Catherina BENDIXEN
Birth:  31 Dec 1855, DK
Death:  21 Aug 1889, Wilton Twp., Will Co., IL
Disposition:  buried Maple Hill Cemetery, Elwood, Will Co., IL
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  24 Apr 1893, Cook Co., IL
Wife-2:  Anna Laura / Anne Laurie COFFEY
Birth:  26 Sep 1863, Zanesville, Muskingum Co., OH
Death (metastatic breast cancer):  22 Feb 1958, Rest Haven Home, Joliet, Will Co., IL
Disposition:  buried Mount Olivet Cemetery, Joliet, Will Co., IL
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouses:  m1. John H. HAFENER
Children with Maria BENDIXEN:
— born in Jackson Twp., Will Co., IL:
  1.  Perritt / Peter JORGENSON, b. 14 Nov 1873; d. 29 Aug 1917
  2.  Mary Christine JORGENSON, b. 30 Dec 1874; d. 13 Mar 1963
  3.  Christopher P. JORGENSEN / JORGENSON, b. 23 Jan 1877; d. 28 Nov 1955
  4.  George JORGENSON, b. 5 Dec 1878; d. 25 Jul 1959
  5.  Anna Amelia / Emalia JORGENSON, b. 23 Dec 1879; d. Mar 1972

— born in either Jackson Twp. or Wilton Twp., Will Co., IL:
  6.  Sarah / Sara L. JORGENSON, b. 14 Jul 1881; d. 1882
  7.  Walter R. JORGENSON, b. 1882
  8.  Lizzie O. JORGENSON, b. 13 Nov 1883; d. 1883
  9.  William Henry JORGENSON, b. 24 May 1884; d. 24 Jun 1889
10.  Alfred Ferdinand JORGENSON, b. 24 Oct 1886
11.  Clarence William Albert JORGENSON, b. 21 Aug 1889; d. 15 Nov 1918

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; DNK, Denmark; USA, US, United States, Illinois, Ohio

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  George FERGERSON (æ 22, b. DK) is living in Jackson Twp., Will Co., IL (p. 131B), boarding with the WINSLOW family.

3.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 28):  Jackson Twp., Will Co., IL, Roll T9_260, p. 141B, PN 14, SD 6, ED 196, enumerated 12 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 13 24
117 121 Yergeson George W M 31       / Farmer Slalsvick?
    ________ Maria W F 26   Wife   / Keeping House Illinois
    ________ Perritt W M  6   Son /     Illinois
    ________ Mary C W F  5   Dau /     Illinois
    ________ Chris W M  3   Son /     Illinois
    ________ George W M  1   Son /     Illinois
    ________ Anna W F 6/12 Dec Dau /     Illinois

4.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 19):  Wilton Twp., Will Co., IL, Roll T623_354, p. 248A, SN 4, SD 6, ED 153, enumerated 11/12 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28
68 68 Jorgenson George Head W M Sep 1848 51 M 6     DK DK DK 1869 31 Na Farmer 0   Y Y Y R F 57
    _________ Anna L Wife W F Sep 1863 36 M 6 1 1 OH Ire Ire             Y Y Y      
    _________ George Son W M Dec 1878 21 S       IL DK DK       Farm laborer 0   Y Y Y      
    _________ Alfred F Son W M Oct 1886 13 S       IL DK DK       At School   9 Y Y Y      
    _________ Clarence W Son W M Aug 1889 10 S       IL DK DK       At School   9 Y Y Y      
    _________ Edw Son W M May 1887 13 S       MN PA OH       At School   9 Y Y Y      

6.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

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