01 May 1892 — Brovst, DK
Thomas Christ was B 01 May 1892 in Brovst DK, son of Karl Marinis Jensen B 07 Mar 1862 D 30 Jun 1923 and Ane Marie Christensen B 20 Jun 1859- D 11 Jan 1943 both in DK.
Thomas aws originally going to USA in 1912 on the TITANIC but decided to leave a year earlier on the Maiden Voyage of the Cunard Ship FRANCONIA, arriving from Liverpool at Ellis Island on 07 Mar 1911. Destination was Clarks Grove, MN.
Thomas married Nellie hazel Olson on 25 Oct 1919 in Albert Lea, MN
Nellie Hazel Olson B Dows, IA 08 Nov 1896 D 02 Dec 1986 in Albert Lea, MN
Nellie's parents were Ole Jacob Olson B 28 Aug 1859 in Land, Nordreland, Oppland, Norway, D 21 Sep 1933 in Oakland, Mn, and mother Inga Marie Erickson B 30 Oct 1872 in Christiana Norway, D 01 Feb 1947 in Albert lea, Mn.
Thomas operated & Owned Consuner Coal in Albert Lea and was also owner of a Milk Route in the 1920s for Morlea Dairy in Albert Lea. He drove a horse drawn Milk wagon.
In the 1950s-60s he owned Jensen Gas Transport in Albert Lea. Thomas also farmed, He was a Busy Man !
His family in Aalborg DK were in the Nazi Resistance movement and his Mother Ane died during he Nazi occupatio in Aalborg DK. Thomas's cousins also assisted their Jewish Friends escape to Sweden in 1943 at risk of their own lives. I am very pround of the Danish Family.
Thomas did not return to see his family in DK since 1911 and visited them in 1959.
His father wsa hit & Killed while riding his Bicycle to work by a Model T in 1923 in Brovst, DK.