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Jansen, John
E: They came to Hill Township in 1919 from Sioux Center, Iowa. He had purchased his farm from the James Hill Estate in 1917. The Jansen family was from Holland descent. The forefathers came in the 1850's and lived in New York City for some time, then Chicago, and finally settled in Northwestern Iowa.
D: 06 Aug 1930, Drowned in the Red River, age 67
M: 24 Dec 1901, Johanna Top d. 03 Mar 1967, age 88. Dau of Mr. and Mrs. Lambert Top b. in Alto, WI. Johanna d. 1967 age 88.

FN: Unknown
MN: Unknown

Children of John Jansen and Johanna Top:

Lawrence Jansen
B: 31 Mar 1912, Sioux Center, Iowa
D: 06 Jul 1969
M: 12 May 1934, Eileen Sorenson of Hallock, MN. Dau of Oscar and Esther Sorenson of Hallock

Children of Lawrence Jansen and Eileen Sorenson:

Eleanor Jansen
M: Ronald Wallenberg, and had 1 son: Bradley

Donna Jansen
M: Bill Jackson

Hermina Jansen
B: Sioux Center, Iowa
D: 26 May 1977, age 70

Margaret Jansen
B: Sioux Center, Iowa
M: William H. Wilson

Benjamin A. Jansen
B: 08 Apr 1903, Sioux Center, Iowa
M: 19 Sep 1929, Helen Cameron, b. 31 Dec 1898, dau of Mr. & Mrs. H. B. Cameron

Theodore L. Jansen

James R. Jansen
B: Sioux Center, Iowa
M: 1943, Eleanor Uthus b. 03 Feb 1943 d. 27 Mar 2007, Anaheim, CA

Joe Jansen
B: Sioux Center, Iowa

Matthew Calvin "Matt" Jansen
B: 25 Dec 1917, Sioux Center, Iowa
D: 01 Jan 1997, Julia Temple Care Center, Englewood, Colo.
M: 02 Feb 1947, Rowena Curry, they divorced in 1979.


John Jansen

Jo-Ellen Jansen

Mark Jansen


Three children died in infancy