Jorgensen, Axel 1a 2

Birth Name Jorgensen, Axel 2
Birth Name Jorgenson, Axel 1a
Gender male
Age at Death 63 years, 9 months, 18 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1903-03-14   Birth of Axel Jorgensen
Census 1920-01-05 Richland, Montana, United States Census of Esther J Jorgensen

Relationship to head: Son

Sex: Male

Color: White

Age: 16

Single, married, widowed or divorced: Single

Year of immigration: 1910

Naturalized or alien: Naturalized

Attended school since Sept. 1, 1919: No

Able to read: Yes

Able to write: Yes

Place of birth: Denmark

Mother tongue: Danish

Place of birth of father: Denmark

Father's mother tongue: Danish

Place of birth of mother: Denmark

Mother's mother tongue: Danish

Able to speak English: Yes

Occupation: None

Death 1967 Billings, Montana, United States Death of Axel Jorgensen


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Jorgensen, Iver Christian
Mother Hansen, Ane Margrethe
    Brother     Jorgensen, Kristian Jorgen
    Brother     Jorgenson, Oscar
    Brother     Jorgensen, Richard Emil
    Sister     Jorgensen, Anna Margarete
    Brother     Jorgensen, Johannes
         Jorgensen, Axel


This note is from Beverly Peterson's family tree:

Obituary, The Billings Gazette, Billings, Montana:

Axel Jorgenson, 64, 602 Lewis Avenue, died Saturday morning in a Billings hospital.

He was born March 14, 1903, in Denmark, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Iver Jorgensen. He moved to the United States in 1906 and lived in South Dakota. In 1913 he moved to Sidney where he began farming.

He married Violet M. Hall, April 15, 1933, in Savage (Montana). They retired from the farm in 1950(?) and moved to Billings.

He was a member of the American Lutheran Church and the Elks of Billings.

Surviving are the widow; a daughter, Mrs. Robert W. Wintermute, 2222 Brentwood Lane; three brothers, Chris Jorgenson, Sidney; Richard Jorgenson, Cameron, Missouri, and John Jorgenson, Chicago, Illinois; two sisters, Mr. I.J. (Anna) Peterson, Sidney, and Mrs. Russell (Esther) Pritchard, Whitewater, Wisconsin, and two grandchildren.

The body is at Settergren-Carey Funeral Home.



This note is from Beverly Peterson's family tree:

Facts about this person:

Worked as a janitor in the Sidney Public Schools.


  1. Jorgensen, Iver Christian
    1. Hansen, Ane Margrethe
      1. Jorgensen, Kristian Jorgen
      2. Jorgenson, Oscar
      3. Jorgensen, Richard Emil
      4. Jorgensen, Anna Margarete
      5. Jorgensen, Johannes
      6. Jorgensen, Axel


Source References

  1. 1920 United States Federal Census
      • Date: 1920-01-05
      • Page: Roll: T625_974; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 180; Image: 1092
  2. Beverley Peterson's Family Tree