HANSEN, Ellen R.

HANSEN, Ellen R.

Female 1888 - 1987  (99 years)

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  • Name HANSEN, Ellen R.  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 19 Feb 1888  Copenhagen, KÝbenhavn, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5, 6
    Immigration 1907  [7, 8
    Naturalization Bef 1 Apr 1930  [7
    Died 9 Nov 1987  Three Rivers, Saint Joseph, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 6
    Cause: myocardial infarction at age 99 
    Address:
    55378 Wilbur Road
    Three Rivers, Michigan 49093 
    Buried Y  [6
    • [Disposition] Cremation at Mt. Ever-Rest Crematory, Kalamazoo, Michigan [Date] Nov. 9 1987 [Funeral Director] J. Halverson of Halverson Chapel, PO Box 88, Three Rivers, MI, 49083, license #3822 
    Notes 
    • Ellen married her first husband, Charles Jensen, when she was 19 years old.
      She was widowed at age 48.
      She married her second husband, Carl D. Modeweg, when she was 61 years old.
    • (Research):According to Christy, Ellen Hansen was married a few times (she kept outliving her husbands) and lived to 99.
    • (Medical):Contributed to by arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, duration 15 years. Other significant condition: stroke. Dr. Douglas L. Colbert of 121 Franklin, Colon, MI, 49040, attested that the death was natural and occurred at 4:20am. [6]

    Father Living 
    Mother Living 

    Spouse 1 JENSEN, Charles J.,   b. 6 Oct 1885, Varde, Ribe, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1936, Elgin, Kane, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Married 28 Dec 1907  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8, 9
    Children 
    +1. JENSEN, Barbara Meta,   b. 10 Dec 1910, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1989, Three Rivers, Saint Joseph, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. JENSEN, Elsa R.,   b. 20 May 1913, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1977, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     3. JENSEN, Norman Charles,   b. 17 Sep 1916, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1989  (Age 72 years)
     4. JENSEN, Bertram "Bert",   b. 9 Jan 1921, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 30 Jun 1989  (Age 68 years)

    Spouse 2 MODEWEG, Carl Diederich,   b. 13 Aug 1891, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1972, Santa Paulla, Ventura, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 10 Apr 1949  Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Dec 1907 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Barbara Meta - 10 Dec 1910 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Elsa R. - 20 May 1913 - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Norman Charles - 17 Sep 1916 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - JENSEN, Bertram "Bert" - 9 Jan 1921 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Apr 1949 - Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: myocardial infarction at age 99,Address:
    55378 Wilbur Road
    Three Rivers, Michigan 49093 - 9 Nov 1987 - Three Rivers, Saint Joseph, Michigan, USA
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  • Photos
    525 1919 Ellen R Jensen headshot
    525 1919 Ellen R Jensen headshot
    Ellen Jensen around age 31. [Photo credit: U.S. Passport Application on Ancestry.com]
    525 1919 Ellen Barbara and Elsa Jensen
    525 1919 Ellen Barbara and Elsa Jensen
    This photo of Ellen, Barbara and Elsa Jenssen was attached to their US passport application in February of 1919. At the time of application, Ellen was 31, Barbara was 8 and Elsa was 5 1/2 yrs old.  [Photo credit: U.S. Passport Application on Ancestry.com]
    525 2014 Home of Charles and Ellen Jensen in 1919
    525 2014 Home of Charles and Ellen Jensen in 1919
    This home, located at 4436 N Springfield Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, was built between 1911 and 1915 and was the home of Charles, Ellen, Barabara and Elsa Jensen in February of 1919. It is located in the Albany Park neighborhood. [Photo credit: http://www.trulia.com/property/3003605953-4436-N-Springfield-Ave-Chicago-IL-60625#photo-2]

    Immigration & Travel
    525 1911 Ellen R Jensen passport application p1
    525 1911 Ellen R Jensen passport application p1
    Certificate #63258; Stamped 11 Feb 1919; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. District Court of the United States, Northern District of Illinois - I, Ellen R. Jensen, a naturalized and loyal citizen of the United States, hereby apply to the Department of State, at Washington, for a passport for myself and 2 daughters, Barbara, age 8 and Elsa, age 5 1/2, both born in United States. I solemnly swear that I was born at Copenhagen, Denmark, on or about the 19th day of February, 1888, that my husband, Charles Jensen was born in Denmark, that his father emigrated to the United States, sailing on board the from Liverpool on or about 1887; that he resided 31 1/2 years, uninterruptedly, in the United States, from 1887 to 1919 at Chicago, Ill; that he was naturalized as a citizen of the United States before the Circuit Court of Cook County at Chicago, Ill, on Oct 12, 1892 as shown by the accompanying Certificate of Naturalization; that I am the daughter-in-law of the person described in said Certificate; that I have resided in the United States, uninterruptedly, for 11 1/2 years, from 1907 to 1919, at Chicago, Ill; that I am domiciled in the United States, my permanent residence being at 4436 Springfield Avenue, Chicago, in the State of Illinois, where I follow the occupation of housewife. My last passport was obtained from _never had one_. I am about to go abroad temporarily; and intend to return to the United States within 6 months with the purpose of residing and performing the duties of citizenship therein; and that I desire a passport for use in visiting the countries hereinafter named for the following purpose: Denmark - Restoration of health. I intend to leave the United States from the port of New York sailing on board the about April 15, 1919. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE. Further, I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion: So help me God. Ellen R. Jensen. Sworn to before me this 5 day of February, 1919.
    525 1919 Ellen R Jensen passport application p2
    525 1919 Ellen R Jensen passport application p2
    DESCRIPTION OF APPLICANT. Age: 31 years. Stature: 5 feet. Forehead: Broad. Eyes: Blue. Nose: Straight. Mouth: Medium. Chin: Pointed. Hair: Blond. Complexion: Fair. Face: Oval. Distinguishing marks: None. Applicant desires passport to be sent to the following address: 4436 N. Springfield Ave. Chicago, Illinois.

    Maps
    525 2014 Location of 1919 home of Charles and Ellen Jensen
    525 2014 Location of 1919 home of Charles and Ellen Jensen
    In 1919, the family of Charles and Ellen Jensen lived here in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. [Photo credit: http://www.trulia.com/property/3003605953-4436-N-Springfield-Ave-Chicago-IL-60625#photo-2]

  • Sources 
    1. [S327] Ancestry.com Message Boards, Ancestry.com, (http://boards.ancestry.com/), Message Boards > Localities > North America > United States > States > Michigan > Counties > St. Joseph > Barbara Meta LEVERENTZ, died June 30, 1989 : accessed 4 Apr 2014 (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S69] U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925 on Ancestry.com, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007.), Passport Applications, January 2, 1906 - March 31, 1925; Collection Number: ARC Identifier 583830 / MLR Number A1 534; NARA Series: M1490; Roll #: 700; Certificate: 63258. (Reliability: 3).
      525 1911 Ellen R Jensen passport application p1
      525 1911 Ellen R Jensen passport application p1
      Certificate #63258; Stamped 11 Feb 1919; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. District Court of the United States, Northern District of Illinois - I, Ellen R. Jensen, a naturalized and loyal citizen of the United States, hereby apply to the Department of State, at Washington, for a passport for myself and 2 daughters, Barbara, age 8 and Elsa, age 5 1/2, both born in United States. I solemnly swear that I was born at Copenhagen, Denmark, on or about the 19th day of February, 1888, that my husband, Charles Jensen was born in Denmark, that his father emigrated to the United States, sailing on board the from Liverpool on or about 1887; that he resided 31 1/2 years, uninterruptedly, in the United States, from 1887 to 1919 at Chicago, Ill; that he was naturalized as a citizen of the United States before the Circuit Court of Cook County at Chicago, Ill, on Oct 12, 1892 as shown by the accompanying Certificate of Naturalization; that I am the daughter-in-law of the person described in said Certificate; that I have resided in the United States, uninterruptedly, for 11 1/2 years, from 1907 to 1919, at Chicago, Ill; that I am domiciled in the United States, my permanent residence being at 4436 Springfield Avenue, Chicago, in the State of Illinois, where I follow the occupation of housewife. My last passport was obtained from _never had one_. I am about to go abroad temporarily; and intend to return to the United States within 6 months with the purpose of residing and performing the duties of citizenship therein; and that I desire a passport for use in visiting the countries hereinafter named for the following purpose: Denmark - Restoration of health. I intend to leave the United States from the port of New York sailing on board the about April 15, 1919. OATH OF ALLEGIANCE. Further, I do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion: So help me God. Ellen R. Jensen. Sworn to before me this 5 day of February, 1919.
      525 1919 Ellen R Jensen passport application p2
      525 1919 Ellen R Jensen passport application p2
      DESCRIPTION OF APPLICANT. Age: 31 years. Stature: 5 feet. Forehead: Broad. Eyes: Blue. Nose: Straight. Mouth: Medium. Chin: Pointed. Hair: Blond. Complexion: Fair. Face: Oval. Distinguishing marks: None. Applicant desires passport to be sent to the following address: 4436 N. Springfield Ave. Chicago, Illinois.


    3. [S335] Illinois - Deaths and Stillbirths Index 1916-1947 on Ancestry, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011.), Name: Charles Jensen Birth Date: 6 Oct 1885 Death Date: 23 Jun 1936 Death Place: Elgin, Kane, Illinois (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S334] Michigan - Certificate of Death, State of Michigan - Department of Public Health, No. 0030026 (Reliability: 3).
      554 1989 Barbara Leverentz death certificate
      554 1989 Barbara Leverentz death certificate
      STATE OF MICHIGAN - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - CERTIFICATE OF DEATH - No. 0030026 - [Decedent] Barbara Leverentz [Sex] Feale [Date of Death] June 30, 1989 [Age] 78 [Date of Birth] December 10, 1910 [County of Death] St. Joseph [Location of Death] 429 Portage Avenue, Three Rivers [Hospital or other Institution] ----- [Social Security Number] 341-01-7673 [Usual Occupation] Homemaker [Kind of Business] Own Home [Current residence - state] Michigan [Current residence - county] St. Joseph [Current residence - locality] inside city limits of Three Rivers [Street and number] 429 Portage Avenue, 49093 [Birthplace] Chicago, IL. [Marital status] Widowed [Surviving Spouse] ----- [Was decedent ever in US armed forces?] No [Ancestry] Danish [Race] White [Education - Highest Grade Completed] 4th yr of college [Father's name] Charles Jensen [Mother's maiden name] Ellen Hansen [Informant] Peter Leverentz of 19391 Lakeshore Drive, Three Rivers, MI. 49093 [Disposition] Cremation at Mt. Ever-Rest Crematory, Kalamazoo, Michigan [Funeral Director] Philip E. Halverson of Halverson Chapel, PO Box 88, Three Rivers, MI, 49083, license #3822  [Immediate Cause of Death] (a) acute myocardial infarction - minutes between onset and death (b) arteriosclerotic hypertensive disease - years between onset and death [Other Significant Conditions] exogenous obesity, osteoarthritis [Autopsy?] No [Case referred to medical examiner?] No [Actual Place of death] Home [Physician signed certificate on] June 30, 1989 [Time of death] 1:00 am [Physician] Andrejs Dimants MD of 1020 Millard, Three Rivers, Mich, 49093 [Type of death] Natural [Injury at work] No [Registered] by Beverly J. Burnham on July 3, 1989


    5. [S14] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2012.), Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: T627_997; Enumeration District: 103-2388; Sheet: 1A; Household No.: 8; Lines: 28-30; Paul Leverentz household; accessed 3 Apr 2014 (Reliability: 3).
      554 1940 US Census Paul Leverentz household
      554 1940 US Census Paul Leverentz household
      4922 Henderson Street; Paul Leverentz, head, home owned, value $4500, male, white, age 30, married, did not attend school during last month, completed 4 yrs of high school, born Illinois, lived Chicago on 1 Apr 1935, worked 45 hrs  during last week, salesman, W. Fruit Prod., paid worker, worked 52 weeks in 1939, $2500 income in 1939, received ? $50 from other sources; Barbara Leverentz, wife, informant, female, white, age 29, married, did not attend school during last month, completed 2 yrs of college, born Illinois, lived Chicago on 1 Apr 1935, engaged in housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, $0 income in 1939, did not receive ? $50 from other sources, father born Denmark, mother born Denmark, spoke English at home as a child, not a veteran, has Social Security #, no wage deductions in 1939, usual occupation waitress in a department store, paid worker, 1st marriage, married at age 22, 1 child born; Judith Leverentz, daughter, female, white, age 4, single, did not attend school during last month, completed 0 yrs of school, born Illinois, not yet born on 1 Apr 1935.


    6. [S334] Michigan - Certificate of Death, State of Michigan - Department of Public Health, 0430371 B; record for Ellen R. Modeweg; Nov. 9, 1987 (Reliability: 3).
      592 1987 Ellen Modeweg death certificate
      592 1987 Ellen Modeweg death certificate
      STATE OF MICHIGAN - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH - CERTIFICATE OF DEATH
      0430371 B - [Decedent] Ellen R. Modeweg [Sex] Female [Date of Death] Nov. 9, 1987 [Race] white [Age] 99 [Date of Birth] Feb. 19, 1888 [County of Death] St. Joseph [Location of Death] Township of Park [Hospital or other Institution] River Forest Nursing Home [Place of birth] Denmark [Citizen of what country?] USA [Marital status] widowed [Surviving spouse] NONE [Ever in armed forces?] No [Social Security Number] 356-22-4666 [Usual Occupation] Housewife [Kind of Business] Own Home [Current residence - state] Michigan [Current residence - county] St. Joseph [Current residence - locality] township of Park [Street and number] 55378 Wilbur Road [Father's name] Jorgen Hansen [Mother's maiden name] Elin Jensen [Informant] Barbara Leverentz of 429 Portage Avenue, Three Rivers, MI 49093 [Immediate Cause of Death] (a) myocardial infarction - immediate (b) arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease - 15 years between onset and death [Other Significant Conditions] Stroke [Autopsy?] No [Case referred to medical examiner?] No [Actual Place of death] Nursing Home - Inpatient [Physician signed certificate on] Nov. 13, 1987 [Time of death] 4:20 am [Physician] Douglas L. Colbert, M. D. of 121 Franklin, Colon, MI 49040 [Type of death] Natural [Registered] by Beverly J. Burnham on November 13, 1987 [Disposition] Cremation at Mt. Ever-Rest Crematory, Kalamazoo, Michigan [Date] Nov. 9 1987 [Funeral Director] J. Halverson of Halverson Chapel, PO Box 88, Three Rivers, MI, 49083, license #3822


    7. [S68] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.), Year: 1930; Census Place: Chicago, Cook, Illinois; Roll: 477; Sheet: 11A; Enumeration District: 16-1434; Image: 814.0; FHL microfilm: 2340212; Household No.: 150; Family No.: 231, Lines: 16-20; Charles Jensen household; accessed 11 Apr 2014 (Reliability: 3).
      525 1930 US Census Charles Jensen household
      525 1930 US Census Charles Jensen household
      4436 No. Springfield Ave.; Charles Jensen, head, home owned, value $8000, owns radio, does not live on farm, male, white, age 44, married, age 21 at 1st marriage, did not attend school during last 6 months, can read and write, born Denmark, both parents born Denmark, spoke Danish in home before coming to US, immigrated in 1887, naturalized, speaks English, Railroad Man, Steam Railroad, wage worker, worked yesterday, not a veteran; Ellen Jensen, wife of head, female, white, age 42, married, age 19 at 1st marriage, did not attend school during last 6 months, can read and write, born Denmark, both parents born Denmark, spoke Danish in home before coming to US, immigrated in 1907, naturalized, speaks English, no occupation; Elsa Jensen, daughter of head, female, white, age 16, single, attended school during last 6 months, can read and write, born California (S. Barbara crossed out), both parents born Denmark, speaks English, no occupation; Norman Jensen, son of head, male, white, age 13, single, attended school during last 6 months, can read and write, born Illinois (Chicago crossed out), both parents born Denmark, speaks English, no occupation; Bertram Jensen, son of head, male, white, age 9, single, attended school during last 6 months, can read and write, born Illinois (Chicago crossed out), both parents born Denmark, speaks English crossed out, no occupation.


    8. [S66] 1910 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2006.), Year: 1910; Census Place: Santa Barbara Ward 7, Santa Barbara, California; Roll: T624_104; Page: 8B; Enumeration District: 0174; FHL microfilm: 1374117. (Reliability: 3).
      525 1910 US Census Charles Jensen household
      525 1910 US Census Charles Jensen household
      THIRTEENTH CENSUS OF THE UNITED STATES: 1910 -- POPULATION
      [State] California [County] Santa Barbara [Supervisors District] 8 [Enumeration District] 174 [Sheet No] 8B [Township] #2 Santa Barbara City [Enumerated by me on the] 26th [day of] April [, 1910] signed Geo ? Bates [Enumerator.]
      [farm/dwelling visited] 120 [family visited] 124 [house number] 1725 [street] Laguna Street
      [Name] Charles Jensen [Relation] head [Sex] male [Race] white [Age] 24 [Marital Status] M1 [Length of Present Marriage] 2 [Birthplace] Denmark [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] 1887 [Naturalized or alien] naturalized [Language Spoken] English [occuation] stenographer [industry] railroad office [class of worker] wage [able to read] yes [able to write] yes [own or rent home] rent [owned free or mortgaged] - [farm or home] home [number on farm schedule] - [survivor of the Union or Confederate Army or Navy] - [Blind] - [Deaf & Dumb] -
      [Name] Ellen R. Jensen [Relation] wife [Sex] female [Race] white [Age] 22 [Marital Status] M1 [Length of Present Marraige] 2 [Number of children born] 0  [Number of children living] 0 [Birthplace] Denmark [Father's Birthplace] Denmark [Mother's Birthplace] Denmark [Year of Immigration] 1907 [Naturalized or alien] - Language Spoken] English [Occupation] none [Able to read] yes [Able to write] yes


    9. [S336] Illinois, Cook Co. - Marriages Index, 1871-1920 on Ancestry, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Charles Jensen (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S343] Illinois, Cook Co., Chicago - Certificate of Marriage, Bureau of Vital Records, No. 2875253, Carl D. Modeweg and Mrs. Ellen R. Jensen (Reliability: 3).
      592 1949 Modeweg Jensen marriage certificate
      592 1949 Modeweg Jensen marriage certificate
      MARRIAGE LICENSE - STATE OF ILLINOIS, COUNTY OF COOK
      No. 2875253 - Returned and Filed Jul 25 1949
      Marriage may be celebrated in the County of Cook and State of Illinois, between Mr. Carl D. Modeweg of Milwaukee in the County of Milwaukee and State of Wisconsin of the age of 57 years, and Mrs Ellen R. Jensen of Park Ridge in the County of Cook and State of Ill of the age of 61 years. Witness MICHAEL J. FLYNN. County Clerk of the County of Cook and the Seal thereof at my office in Chicago, this 23, day of March, A. D. 1949. ---  I, E. Luther Spaid a Clergyman hereby certify that Mr. Carl D. Modeweg and Mrs Ellen R. Jensen were united in Marriage by me at Chicago in the County of Cook and State of Illinois, on the 10th day of April, 1949. Rev. E. Luther Spaid D.D., 4137 N. Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL