Individual Record 2990

Name}   Johnsen, Carl Peter Family History} Olson                 
  Title}   Race} White Sex} Male
Birth:   Date} Exa  4 Mar 1914  B Place} Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Marr.1: Date} Cir 1940 Place} Texas     (Link)
Marr.2: Date} Exa  5 Nov 1966 Place} Jefferson County, Texas     (Link)
Death: Date} Exa 21 Dec 2002 Place} Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
Burial: Date} Aft 21 Dec 2002 Place} Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
  Grave Marker} Yes
Source 1} 524 = Interview
Source 2} 1077=Birth certif
Source 3} 1415=1920 USA cen
Source 4} 1416=1930 USA cen
Source 5} 1417=1940 USA cen
Source 6} 1420=Phone book
Source 7} 1414=Marriage rec
Source 8} 1421=Divorce rec
Source 9} 1004=Index
Source 10}1418=Death record
Source 11}999 = S.S. record
Source 12}963 = Cemetery rec
Parents: } John Peter Johnsen & Ida Mathilda Hagburg
   Relationship No.} 1083
1st Household No.} 581 = Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas
      Occupation 1} Florist
       Occupation 2}  
Spouses:   Prime} Carr, Francis
                              Shelton, Mary Margo
 Total Number of} 2
Notes:  Carl Peter Johnsen was born 4 Mar 1914 in Dallas County*, Texas.  He was the oldest of three sons born to John Peter and Ida Mathilda Johnsen.  His brother Walter was born in 1916 in Dallas County.  By 1918 the family was living at 2395 Colliers Ferry Road, Jefferson County, Beaumont, Texas.  His brother Edwin was born in 1919 in Jefferson County.

In the 1920 USA census, Carl's family was renting at 2395 Grand Avenue, Beaumont.  His father Peter was a florist in a greenhouse.  In the 1930 USA census, the family was living at 1594 Easy Street, Beaumont, and all three brothers were in school.  Carl completed the 10th grade.  His father was now the owner of a florist business.  In the 1940 USA census, Carl was now 26 years and he and his brothers were all working as florists in the family business.

In 1941, Carl and Francis Carr had a daughter, Frances Carlyne Johnsen.  She was born 6 Jul 1941 in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas, and died 10 Nov 1942 in Houston, Harris, Texas.  She is buried in the Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Texas.  Nothing more is known about the relationship or marriage, or how it ended.

The Beaumont, Texas, City Directory for the years 1952 through 1960, listed the various members of the Johnsen family and their business locations.  Johnsen's Wholesale & Retail Florists, Inc. had locations at 2190 Avenue A, and in the Beaumont Hotel at 393 Fannin.  Peter was President, Carl P. was Vice-President, Edwin A., Secretary. and Walter E., Treasurer.

Carl had various Beaumont addresses through the years.  In 1952 his address was 1415 Lyle, Apt. 11, Beaumont.  In 1954, he was at 1594 Easy Street, his childhood home,  In 1960, he was at 1466 Emma, Beaumont.

Carl Peter Johnsen and Mary Margo Shelton were married on 5 Nov 1966, probably in Beaumont, Jefferson, Texas.  He was 27 years older than she.  They had one son, named Carl Peterson II.  The couple divorced 13 Jul 1978.  Nothing more is known about the marriage.

In 1992, Carl was living at 6550 Lexington Dr., Apt 239, Beaumont.  His son was also at this address.  In 1994, he was at 139 E. Caldwell Dr., Beaumont.  Carl died 21 Dec 2002, in Beaumont, at the age of 88.  He is buried in the Magnolia Cemetery, Beaumont, Texas.

*The informational entry in Find A Grave [Source 963] states Carl was born in Beaumont, but the Texas Birth Index [Source 1077] states Dallas County.
Time of Birth}   Time of Death}   Fraternal/Social}  
Baptism Date}   Place}    
Confirm. Date}   Photos} None
Immigr'n Date} N/A Port} N/A
Education: Grade} Tenth grade         or Top 2 Degrees}  
Military: Service}                                    for the State of}  
Health Condition}  
  Cause of Death}  
Last Updated
by} Karen Hancock
Date Updated} 28 Aug 2015
Date Created}    7 May 2013
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