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Dorothy Christine Knudsen

F, #10077, b. 7 February 1922, d. 16 February 2007
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Christian (Chris) Mortensen (1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash)
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Family: Christian (Chris) Mortensen (b. 1 December 1915, d. 20 July 1994)

Biography

Birth7 February 1922Birth: Dorothy Christine Knudsen was born on 7 February 1922 in Waterbury, Dixon, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Marriage20 January 1944Marriage: Christian (Chris) Mortensen and Dorothy Christine Knudsen were married on 20 January 1944 in South Sioux City, Dakota, Nebraska, United StatesB. by a Lutheran minister while Chris was home on leave from the Army2,1,3
Death16 February 2007Death: Dorothy Christine Knudsen died on 16 February 2007 at age 85 in Pottsville, Pope, Arkansas, United StatesB.4
Burial20 February 2007Burial: Dorothy Christine Knudsen was buried on 20 February 2007 at Rest Haven Memorial ParkB in Russellville, Pope, Arkansas, United StatesB.4
Name20 January 1944As of 20 January 1944, Dorothy Christine Knudsen was also known as Dorothy Christine Mortensen.2
Residence (F)April 1946She and Christian (Chris) Mortensen resided in Sloan, Woodbury, Iowa, United StatesB, in April 1946.1
Obituary20 February 2007Obituary: The obituary for Dorothy was recorded on 20 February 2007. [from The Courier, Russellville, AR]
Dorothy Christine Knudsen Mortensen, 85, a resident of Pottsville, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2007, at the Atkins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Feb. 7, 1922, at Hubbard, Nebraska to Henry Mads and Hanna Amanda Mogensen Kundsen. She married Chris Mortensen on Jan. 20, 1944, and the couple became members of the Christian Congregation of Jehovahs Witnesses in 1977. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on July 20, 1994; a brother, Don Knudsen; a sister, Elsie Thomas; and a grandson, James Caleb Mortensen on Sept. 3, 2005.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Ron and Ann Mortensen of Pottsville and Gary and Cathy Mortensen of Reeds Spring, Mo.; a brother, Ralph Knudsen of Fremont, Neb.; a sister, Juanita Nordgren of Springdale; three granddaughters, Casey Mortensen Brown of Hector and Michelle Schmid and Heather Satchel both of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2007, at the Shinn Chapel with Ken Morphis officiating. Burial will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park under the direction of Shinn Funeral Service. Pallbearers will be Jim Amey, Neil Webb, Loyd Cates, Dan Dennis, Dave Kibler and Carl Apple. The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.shinnfuneral.com. Viewing will be open until 9 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.4

Citations

  1. [S499] Information from Dorothy Mortensen; Pottsville, AR
  2. [S498] Information from Catherine Duff Rinehart; 2322 Jackson St; Sioux City, IA; (712) 277-3010
  3. [S636] Information from courthouse in Dakato City, Dakato Co, NE
  4. [S1744] Ancestry - Mortensen/Knudsen Family Tree

John Richard Fritz

M, #10078, b. 17 November 1921, d. 6 June 1972
Last Edited17 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash
ReferencesDescendants of Hansen / Pedersdatter
Descendants of Johansen / Jorgensdatter
World War II list

Parents

Father*Lars Mortensen (b. 2 March 1869, d. 20 April 1926)
Mother*Christena (Tena) Hansen (b. 7 October 1891, d. 30 July 1927)
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Family: Evelyn Dora Greenough (b. 5 June 1917, d. 1990)

Biography

Birth17 November 1921Birth: John Richard Fritz was born on 17 November 1921 in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United StatesB.1,2
MarriageMarriage: John Richard Fritz and Evelyn Dora Greenough were married.3
Death6 June 1972Death: John Richard Fritz died on 6 June 1972 at age 50 in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United StatesB.2,4
BurialJune 1972Burial: John Richard Fritz was buried in June 1972 at Prospect Hill CemeteryB in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United StatesB.4
Name17 November 1921As of 17 November 1921, John Richard Fritz was also known as John Mortensen.1
Witness1 June 1925State Census: John Richard Fritz appeared in the state census on 1 June 1925 in the household of Lars Mortensen and Christena (Tena) Hansen in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United StatesB.5
Census7 April 1930Census: John Richard Fritz appeared in the census on 7 April 1930 in Logan Precinct, Hitchcock, Nebraska, United StatesB. Listed in the family of Christian and Nora Fritz as John Richard Fritz (8) and Robert Perry Fritz (6)6
Militarybetween 25 August 1941 and 26 October 1945Military: John Richard Fritz served in the US Army during World War II between 25 August 1941 and 26 October 1945.7

Citations

  1. [S498] Information from Catherine Duff Rinehart; 2322 Jackson St; Sioux City, IA; (712) 277-3010
  2. [S4512] Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  3. [S499] Information from Dorothy Mortensen; Pottsville, AR
  4. [S1651] U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current
  5. [S1896] 1925 Census; NY, Cattaraugus
  6. [S1273] 1930 Census; NE, Hitchcook Co
  7. [S2060] US Dept of Vetrerans Affairs BIRLS, 1850-2010 Software (), Name: John FritzGender: MaleBirth Date: 17 Nov 1921Death Date: 6 Jun 1972SSN: 505241460Branch 1: ARMYEnlistment Date 1: 25 Aug 1941Release Date 1: 26 Oct 1945.

Charlotte

F, #10083
Last Edited14 April 2023
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Biography

NameCharlotte was also known as Charlotte Duff.1

Citations

  1. [S498] Information from Catherine Duff Rinehart; 2322 Jackson St; Sioux City, IA; (712) 277-3010

Henry Mortensen

M, #10087, b. 14 November 1914, d. 3 September 2012
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash
ReferencesDescendants of Hansen / Pedersdatter
Descendants of Johansen / Jorgensdatter

Parents

Father*Lars Mortensen (b. 2 March 1869, d. 20 April 1926)
Mother*Christena (Tena) Hansen (b. 7 October 1891, d. 30 July 1927)
Henry Mortensen
Photo courtesy of M Scott Mortensen
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Family: Martha Amanda Andersen (b. 4 April 1916, d. 5 January 1981)

Biography

Birth14 November 1914Birth: Henry Mortensen was born on 14 November 1914 in Hubbard, Dakota, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Marriage6 September 1940Marriage: Henry Mortensen and Martha Amanda Andersen were married on 6 September 1940 in Jerome, Jerome, Idaho, United StatesB.1
Death3 September 2012Death: Henry Mortensen died on 3 September 2012 at age 97 in Newbury Park, Ventura, California, United StatesB.2
Witness1 June 1925State Census: Henry Mortensen appeared in the state census on 1 June 1925 in the household of Lars Mortensen and Christena (Tena) Hansen in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United StatesB.3
Witness1 April 1930Census: Henry Mortensen appeared in the census on 1 April 1930 in the household of Harry Hansen in Ponca Township, Dixon, Nebraska, United StatesB.4
Residence (F)1948Henry Mortensen and Martha Amanda Andersen resided in San Diego, San Diego, California, United StatesB, in 1948.5
Residence (F)1966He and Martha Amanda Andersen resided in San Diego, San Diego, California, United StatesB, in 1966.6
ResidenceAugust 1998Residence: Henry Mortensen lived in Newbury Park, Ventura, California, United StatesB, in August 1998. 230 Madonna Lane; 91320; (805) 499-84091

Citations

  1. [S501] Information from Henry Mortensen; 230 Madonna Lane; Newbury Park, CA 91320; (805) 499-8409
  2. [S4330] Rootsweb-California Genealogy & History
  3. [S1896] 1925 Census; NY, Cattaraugus
  4. [S1272] 1930 Census; NE, Dixon Co
  5. [S1788] Information from www.ancestry.com US Public Records Software (), Name: Henry MortensenGender: MaleResidence Year: 1948Street address: 3772 Park blvdResidence Place: San Diego, San Diego, California, USAOccupation: Aircraft WorkerSpouse: Martha MortensenPublication Title: San Diego, California, City Directory, 1947-1948.
  6. [S1788] Information from www.ancestry.com US Public Records Software (), Name: Henry MortensenGender: MaleResidence Year: 1966Residence Place: San Diego, San Diego, California, USASpouse: Martha A MortensenPublication Title: San Diego, California, City Directory, 1966.

Evelyn Dora Greenough

F, #10088, b. 5 June 1917, d. 1990
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of John Richard Fritz (1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash)
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Family: John Richard Fritz (b. 17 November 1921, d. 6 June 1972)

Biography

Birth5 June 1917Birth: Evelyn Dora Greenough was born on 5 June 1917 in Center Township, Monona, Iowa, United StatesB.1,2
MarriageMarriage: John Richard Fritz and Evelyn Dora Greenough were married.3
Death1990Death: Evelyn Dora Greenough died in 1990 at age ~73 in Norfolk, Madison, Nebraska, United StatesB.1,2
NameEvelyn Dora Greenough was also known as Evelyn Dora Mortensen.3
NameShe was also known as Evelyn Dora Fritz.

Citations

  1. [S1651] U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current
  2. [S2042] Ancestry Family Tree
  3. [S499] Information from Dorothy Mortensen; Pottsville, AR

Larry Dean Fritz

M, #10090, b. 20 October 1946, d. 31 December 1960
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin of Ted Earl Cash
ReferencesDescendants of Hansen / Pedersdatter
Descendants of Johansen / Jorgensdatter

Parents

Father*Robert Perry Fritz (b. 10 November 1923, d. 8 November 1946)
Mother*Betty Mae Peters (b. 4 June 1926, d. 24 April 2009)
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Biography

Birth20 October 1946Birth: Larry Dean Fritz was born on 20 October 1946 in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United StatesB.1,2
Death31 December 1960Death: Larry Dean Fritz died on 31 December 1960 at age 14 in McCook, Red Willow, Nebraska, United StatesB. from a shooting accident1,2

Citations

  1. [S499] Information from Dorothy Mortensen; Pottsville, AR
  2. [S2042] Ancestry Family Tree

James Caleb Mortensen

M, #10097, b. 20 February 1982, d. 3 September 2005
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)2nd cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash
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Biography

Birth20 February 1982Birth: James Caleb Mortensen was born on 20 February 1982 in Branson, Taney, Missouri, United StatesB.1,2
Death3 September 2005Death: James Caleb Mortensen died on 3 September 2005 at age 23 at Skaggs Community HospitalB in Branson, Taney, Missouri, United StatesB.2,2
Obituaryabout 6 September 2005Obituary: The obituary for James was recorded about 6 September 2005. [from Mary at Stumpff Funeral Home, Kimberling City, MO]
James Caleb Mortensen, Reeds Spring, Missouri, son of Gary and Cathy (Schmid) Mortensen was born February 20, 1982 in Branson, Missouri and departed this life September 3, 2005 in Skaggs Community Hospital, Branson at the age of 23 years, 6 months and 13 days.
James was a salesman and a lifelong resident of the area. He was a member of The Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Branson West.
Survivors include: his parents, Gary and Cathy of Reeds Spring; paternal grandmother, Dorothy Mortensen of Pottsville, Arkansas: two sisters, Michelle Schmid of the State of Texas and Heather Satchel of Bentonville, Arkansas.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday in Stumpff Chapel-South, Kimberling City.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 10, 2005 in Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses on Talking Rocks Road in Branson West. Arrangements are under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City.2

Citations

  1. [S499] Information from Dorothy Mortensen; Pottsville, AR
  2. [S1744] Ancestry - Mortensen/Knudsen Family Tree

Christina Mortensen

F, #10098, b. about 1917, d. 26 November 1921
Last Edited3 January 2024
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash
ReferencesDescendants of Hansen / Pedersdatter
Descendants of Johansen / Jorgensdatter

Parents

Father*Lars Mortensen (b. 2 March 1869, d. 20 April 1926)
Mother*Christena (Tena) Hansen (b. 7 October 1891, d. 30 July 1927)
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Biography

Birthabout 1917Birth: Christina Mortensen was born about 1917 in Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Death26 November 1921Death: Christina Mortensen died on 26 November 1921 at age ~4 in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United StatesB. as a result of dress catching on fire from kitchen stove. She was putting papers in a stove; some dropped out onto the floor; she tried to stomp the fire out, but it caught her dress on fire.1
Obituary30 November 1921Obituary: The obituary for Christina was recorded in The Buffalo Commercial, page 2 in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United StatesB, on 30 November 1921. SPRINGVILLE - The funeral of Christine Mortensen, 3 years old, daughter of Mr and Mrs Lars Mortensen, Ashford was held yesterday. The little girl was fatally burned Saturday. She was playing with paper in front of a stove when it caught fire and spread to her clothes.2

Citations

  1. [S497] Information from James Duff; 3131 Court St; Sioux City, IA; 51104; (712) 277-3379
  2. [S4529] SPRINGVILLE, The Buffalo Commercial, Buffalo, New York, 30 Nov 1921, Page 2. Details on death.

Lars Mortensen, Jr

M, #10099, b. 20 April 1926, d. 12 March 1927
Last Edited21 January 2024
Relationship(s)1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash
ReferencesDescendants of Hansen / Pedersdatter
Descendants of Johansen / Jorgensdatter

Parents

Father*Lars Mortensen (b. 2 March 1869, d. 20 April 1926)
Mother*Christena (Tena) Hansen (b. 7 October 1891, d. 30 July 1927)
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Biography

Birth20 April 1926Birth: Lars Mortensen, Jr, was born on 20 April 1926 in Ashford, Cattaraugus, New York, United StatesB.1,2
Death12 March 1927Death: Lars Mortensen, Jr, died of pneumonia on 12 March 1927 at age 0 at Methodist HospitalB in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United StatesB.3,2
Burial16 March 1927Burial: Lars Mortensen, Jr, was buried on 16 March 1927 in Homer, Dakota, Nebraska, United StatesB.2

Citations

  1. [S498] Information from Catherine Duff Rinehart; 2322 Jackson St; Sioux City, IA; (712) 277-3010
  2. [S4465] Ancestry.com, Iowa, U.S., Death Records, 1880-1972, Birth: 20 Apr 1926; Death: 12 Mar 1927, Methodist Hospital, Sioux CIty
  3. [S497] Information from James Duff; 3131 Court St; Sioux City, IA; 51104; (712) 277-3379

Shirley Boldt

F, #10100, b. 6 July 1921, d. 13 November 2016
Last Edited14 April 2023
Relationship(s)Partner of Leo Robert Busboom (1st cousin 1 time removed of Ted Earl Cash)
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Family: Leo Robert Busboom (b. 3 February 1925, d. 6 September 2013)

Biography

Birth6 July 1921Birth: Shirley Boldt was born on 6 July 1921 in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United StatesB.1
Marriage14 May 1949Marriage: Leo Robert Busboom and Shirley Boldt were married on 14 May 1949 in Firth, Lancaster, Nebraska, United StatesB.1
Death13 November 2016Death: Shirley Boldt died on 13 November 2016 at age 95 in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United StatesB.2
Name14 May 1949As of 14 May 1949, Shirley Boldt was also known as Shirley Busboom.1

Citations

  1. [S500] Information from Leo Busboom; 1835 S 42nd St; Lincoln, NE 68506; (402) 488-3264
  2. [S1651] U.S., Find a Grave® Index, 1600s-Current