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Menifee in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hans Christensen Family

 
 
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By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
1. Hans Christensen Family Marker
Inscription.  Hans Christensen senior, a native of Denmark, arrived in San Francisco in 1877. Unable to afford passenger fare, Hans made his way on foot to Los Angeles. In 1882, he homesteaded land in this location and began farming. In 1892, Hans senior married Rosetta Holland. Their son, Hans junior, married Zora in 1917 and their children were Herbert, Christine, Clyde and Lyle.
 
Erected 2017 by Menifee Valley Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 33° 39.792′ N, 117° 10.152′ W. Marker is in Menifee, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Craig Avenue east of Antelope Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Menifee CA 92584, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kittilson & Brown (approx. half a mile away); Kirkpatrick Family (approx. 1.6 miles away); 1890 Menifee School (approx. 1.8 miles away); Walter Zeiders (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Newport Ranch
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By Craig Baker, July 1, 2021
2. Hans Christensen Family Marker
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Fred McCall Family (approx. 3 miles away); James B. Ferrell Ranch (approx. 3.2 miles away); Kings Inn (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Menifee.
 
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3. Christensen Family
In front of their ranch home in 1897 - Rosetta & Hans. Holding his father’s hand is Hans Jr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on August 6, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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