Re: simonsen,1900, Iowa
We have the same great grandfather and great grandmother! Are you related to Thyra Lee Evans?My grandfather was William Simonsen who married Bertha Albright.They lived just outside Hudson, Iowa.My mother Arvilo Simonsen and she used to write to Thyra when she was alive.I have the children of Christian and Christina listed as: Charles, Albert, Nellie, Elizabeth, Mary, Emma and William (and Anna?) Christian was born: 5/7/1832 and died 10/12/1912.Christina born: 3/13/1839 and died 6/15/1908.Both being born in Shlesvig-Holstein (when it was in Danish hands).They were married 1865 and immigrated in 1867.
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