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Christen Andersen Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard Family Group Sheet

Contributed by Darlene Christison Mingus, Ola, Idaho
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Family Group Record
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Husband: Christen Andersen Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
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      Birth: 17 May 1824    Ulstrup Parish, Aalborg Co., Denmark    
    Military: bet 1848-1855  Jutland, Denmark                        
      Census: 1860          Aalborg Co., Hvorvarp, Ulstrup Parish, A
        Misc: bef 1862      Christen fought in the Schleswig War    
Immigration: 15 Apr 1862    Sailed from Hamburg, Germany on the ship
    Arrival: 29 May 1862    Came to America and landed in New York  
    Citizen: 3 Sep 1865    Provo City, Utah                        
        Misc: 1868          Footprints Through Idaho 979.6IGS. p.235
      Census: 1870          Idaho Territory Federal Population and M
Land Entries: 15 Feb 1870    Emmett, Idaho                          
Land Entries: 5 Apr 1872    Emmett, Idaho                          
Immigration: Jul 1872      Emmett, Idaho to Walla Walla, Washington
Immigration: bef 1874      Walla Walla, Washington to Emmett, Idaho
Land Entries: 2 Jan 1877    Emmett, Idaho                          
      Census: 1880          Idaho Territory Federal Population and M
      Death: 18 Mar 1882    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
        Misc: Came to Ameri  Came to America from Denmark            
      Burial:                Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
    Marriage: 1 Aug 1857    Ulstrup Parish, Aalborg Co., Denmark    
      Father: Anders Nielsen Kjaersgaard (b 4 Feb 1787)
      Mother: Anne Kirstine Nielsdatter (b 21 Oct 1787)
Other spouse: Maren Kjerstine Johannesdatter#1 (m 25 Oct 1851)      
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Wife: Karen (Christensdater) Christena Bindrup
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      Birth: 30 Dec 1836    Ulstrup, Aalborg Co., Denmark          
        Misc: 1892          Built Kjerrsgaard Ranch on Payette River
Land Entries: 1 Aug 1892    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho FHC #
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 152 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
        Misc: 1920          Hawley's History of Idaho Vol. 111.    
      Death: 18 May 1924    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: 19 May 1924    Emmettsville, Idaho-Riverside Cemetery  
Newspaper Art.: May 2007      Homesteading Women                      
      Father: Christen Christensen Binderup (b 9 May 1793)
      Mother: Maren Jensen TAABYE (b 15 May 1802)
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Children
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1 F Maren Kjerstine Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 3 Mar 1859    Ulstrup Parish, Aalborg Co., Denmark    
      Death: 1862                                                  
      Burial:                                                        
    Marriage:                                                        
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2 F Marianne "Mary" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 12 Feb 1862    Ulstrup Parish, Aalborg Co., Denmark    
      Death: 18 Dec 1917    Weiser, Idaho                          
      Burial: 23 Dec 1917    Weiser, Idaho                          
      Spouse: Sebastian Cabot "Charlie" Hale (m 7 May 1881)          
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3 F Liz "Lizzie Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 5 Feb 1864    Ephraim, Sanpete Co., Utah              
      Census: 1870          Idaho Territory Federal Population and M
      Census: 1880          Payette Valley, Idaho                  
      Census: 1910          Ada Co., Boise City, Idaho              
      Census: 1920          Ada Co., Boise City, Idaho              
      Death: 23 Jun 1955    Caldwell, Idaho (Nursing Home)          
      Burial:                                                        
    Marriage:                                                        
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4 F Karen Kirstine "Stena Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 8 Jan 1866    Ephraim, Sanpete Co., Utah              
      Census: 1870          Idaho Territory Federal Population and M
      Census: 1880          Payette Valley, Idaho                  
      Death: 30 Jan 1920    New Plymouth, Payette Co., Idaho        
      Burial:                New Plymouth, Payette Co., Idaho-Stuart/
      Spouse: Andrew Andy Rasmusson (m 27 Sep 1885)                  
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5 M Christen "Chris" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 13 May 1868    Preston, Franklin County, Idaho        
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho      
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 177 Gem Co., Idaho              
      Death: 24 May 1948    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 27 May 1948    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Etta Lena Anderson (m 27 Oct 1897)                    
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6 F Anna Marie "Anna" Kjaersgaard
      Birth: 3 Apr 1870    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 122 Gem Co., Idaho              
      Death: 4 Jan 1944    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho (on her mother's 
      Burial: 7 Feb 1944    Emmett, Idaho-Riverside Cemetery        
      Spouse: Joseph William Wallace (Wallis) (m 3 Feb 1904)        
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7 F Lena Rebecca "Becca" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 2 Aug 1872    Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington    
      Census: 1930          Emmett, 122 Gem Co., Idaho              
      Death: 8 Feb 1939    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: 10 Feb 1939    Emmett, Idaho-Riverside Cemetery        
      Spouse: George Washington Gordon                              
      Spouse: Joel Bennett Riggs (m 19 Feb 1908)                    
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8 F Emma Matilda "Emma" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
      Birth: 1 Jun 1874    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Death: 27 Sep 1937    Emmettsville, Idaho                    
      Burial: 30 Sep 1937    Emmettsville, Idaho-Riverside Cemetery  
      Spouse: Melvin C. Forhan (m 21 Nov 1900)                      
      Spouse: George Washington Helm (m 26 Apr 1908)                
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9 M James Andrew Kesgard\Kjaersgaard
      Birth: 11 Mar 1878    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Census: 1880          Payette Valley, Idaho                  
      Census: 1900          Canyon Co., 152 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho
      Census: 1910          Canyon Co., 30 Emmett Precinct, Idaho  
        Misc: 1918          Built Kesgard Ranch on Payette River    
      Census: 1920          Gem Co., 90 Bramwell Precinct, Idaho    
        Misc: 1920          Hawley's History of Idaho              
      Census: 1930          Emmett, Gem Co., 122 Bramwell Precinct, 
      Death: 28 Sep 1940    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho                  
      Burial: 1 Oct 1940    Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho-Riverside Cemeter
      Spouse: Mary Elizabeth Gardner (m 25 Jul 1901)                
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Prepared 20 Apr 2012 by:
Darlene Mingus




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FAMILY NOTES
Marriage(1): 

HUSBAND NOTES: Christen Andersen Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(1): 
Military(2): 
Census(3): 
Misc(4): 
Immigration(5): 
Arrival(1): 
Citizen(6): 
Misc(7): 
Census(8): 
Land Entries(9): 
Land Entries(10): 
Immigration(11): 
Immigration(12): 
Land Entries(13): 
Census(14): 
Death(15,16): 
Misc(1): 
Burial(15): 
General(17): Christen's nephew, Soren Lewitsen Christensen (Sheridan Andersen in America), 
came over from Denmark with them. (11 Dec 1852-06 May 1934) in 1862.


WIFE NOTES: Karen (Christensdater) Christena Bindrup
Birth(1): 
Misc(1): 
Land Entries(18): 
Census(19): 
Census(20): 
Census(21): 
Misc(22): 
Death(23,24): 
Burial(15): 
Newspaper Art.(25): 
General(17): 

CHILD NOTES: Maren Kjerstine Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
General(17): 

CHILD NOTES: Marianne "Mary" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
General(17): Genealogical films from Salt Lake History Center, Obituaries, family oral 
history, Bonnie Hansen Cline, "Charlie" Hale's granddaughter.


CHILD NOTES: Liz "Lizzie Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(1,14,26): 
Census(8): 
Census(14): 
Census(27): 
Census(26): 
Death(23): 
General(17): 

CHILD NOTES: Karen Kirstine "Stena Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(1,14): 
Census(8): 
Census(14): 
Death(23): 
Burial(28): 
General(17): 

CHILD NOTES: Christen "Chris" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(23): 
Census(29): 
Census(30): 
Census(31): 
Death(23): 
Burial(15): 
General(17): Christian Kesgard's descendants, obituaries, family history.

CHILD NOTES: Anna Marie "Anna" Kjaersgaard
Birth(23): 
Census(31): 
Death(23): 
Burial(23): 
General(17): Idaho censuses, newspaper clippings, obituaries, Family oral history and Kern 
Rigg's knowledge of his relatives.  Anna Marie was his mother's sister and her 
children were Kern's first cousins.

CHILD NOTES: Lena Rebecca "Becca" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(23): 
Census(31): 
Death(23): 
Burial(23): 
General(17): 


CHILD NOTES: Emma Matilda "Emma" Kjaersgaard, Kjersgaard
Birth(23): 
Death(23): 
Burial(23): 
General(17): Anna Rebecca Helm, family history, obituaries, Canyon County Court House 
records, Gem County Court House records, Various United States Census records, 
Oregon Health Statistics, Portland, researched by Bryan Kern Riggs, completed 13 
August 1991.

CHILD NOTES: James Andrew Kesgard\Kjaersgaard
Birth(1): 
Census(14): 
Census(32): 
Census(33): 
Misc(1): 
Census(21): 
Misc(34): 
Census(31): 
Death(1): 
Burial(35,36): 
General(21,17): 

SOURCES
1.  Family members.
2.  Kern Riggs-Kesgard/Kjersgaard/Kjaersgaard Researcher.
3.  Census: 1860 Aalborg Co., Denmark.
4.  Kern Riggs-Kesgard/Kjersgaard/Kjaersgaard Researcher.  Kern Riggs said Christen fought in the Schleswig War and had a saber wound that 
never quite healed right.  He thought that was one of the reasons he died young.  
He came to America so his children wouldn't have to fight in the war.
5.  Ibid.  Christian's nephew, Sorren Lewitsen Christensen (Sheridan Andersen in America) ,  
11 Dec 1852-06 May 1934, migrated with his uncle in 1862.
6.  Copy of Certificate.
7.  Footprints Through Idaho 979.6 IGS.
8.  Idaho Territory Federal Population and Mortality Schedule-1870, p.6-Chris 
Kesgard and family with nephew Sheridan Andersen next door, #71-80.
9.  Kern Riggs-Kesgard/Kjersgaard/Kjaersgaard Researcher.  Land along the Payette River about five miles west of Emmett, Idaho. SW Quarter 
of section 5, Twp. 6N, Range 2 W or 131.7 acres as the river ran over 28.3 acres 
of the 160 acre quarter section.
10.  Ibid.  Christian relinquished his claim to this new Idaho homestead land.
11.  Ibid.  Kern said they left the 'summer of 1872'.
12.  Ibid.  Kern said between 02 Aug 1872 and 01 June they returned to Idaho.
13.  Copy of Certificate.  #350. This 78 acres was adjoining on the west side of his original land claim 
(the north one half of the southeast quarter of Section 6, Township 6 N, range 2 
W and adjusted for the river.
14.  Idaho Territory Federal Population and Mortality Schedule 1880. 979.6X2p1880. 
Payette Valley.  Chris A. Kesgard  p.122, #103.
15.  Idaho, Gem County, Cemetery Records. 979.6V22lg.
16.  Family members.  Horses spooked and Christen was thrown from the wagon and it ran over him.
17.  GEDCOM file imported on 3 Nov 2000.
18.  Copy of Certificate.  #906 Katie Kjersgaard-160 acres NE quarter of the NE quarter of Section 7 and 
north one half on NW quarter of Section 8 plus NW quarter of the NE quarter of  
section 8.
19.  1900 Census Canyon County, Emmett Precinct, Idaho-Kate Kesgard farming with her 
children that are home, Anna, Emma and James Andrew. FHC #1240232, p.243A, #152.
Sheridan Andersen is living next door at #153.
20.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Idaho.
21.  Census: 1920 Gem Co., Idaho.
22.  Hawley's History of Idaho Vol 111. 979.7H2hj.  Mrs. Kate Kesgard, pp.455-456.
23.  Obituary.
24.  Local Emmett weekly newspaper.  Messenger Index May 22 1924 Issue, p.164.
25.  Ibid.
26.  Census: 1920 Ada Co., Idaho.
27.  Census: 1910 Ada Co., Idaho. Roll 221 page 200b.  I don't have a copy of it.
28.  Cemetery.
29.  1900 Census, Canyon County, Emmett Precinct, Idaho. FHC #1240232, p.238A, 
#48-George, Julia, and Mary Gardner. Also has Clayton and Douglas Knox and 
William Parrish.
30.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Emmett Precinct, Idaho.
31.  Census: 1930 Emmett, Gem Co., Idaho.
32.  Census: 1900 Canyon Co., Idaho.
33.  Census: 1910 Canyon Co., Idaho.
34.  1920 Hawley's History of Idaho, Vol. 111. 979.6H2hj.  James Andrew Kesgard and family, pp.702-703.
35.  Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise Catholic Chancery Records of Idaho Master Index, 
Christisons p.40  & Kesgards p.79. (Baptism,  Burial, Communion, Confirmation & 
Marriage Records).
36.  Idaho, Gem County, Cemetery Records. 979.6V22lg.  James A. Book 078, p.3, line 8.





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