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Sigurveig 'Veiga' CHRISTOPHERSON Helgason

Sigurveig 'Veiga' Christopherson was born December 22nd, 1905. She died ____

Chris and Veiga Helgason Family
Christian (Chris) was the youngest son of Jonas and Sigridur Helgason. After receiving his education, Chris worked
on the family farm, taking over when his father married Veiga Christopherson, daughter of Hernit and Bjorg Christopherson.

Veiga CHRISTOPHERSON Helgason
Veiga
CHRISTOPHERSON Helgason
 
Grund Ladies Aid
The Grund Ladies Aid'

They were both very active in the community. Veiga was the treasurer of the Grund Ladies' Aid for many years.
Chris was on the Grund Church Board and was a long time member of the Baldur Curling Club. They have two daughters, Erla and Christine. In 1977, Chris and Veiga sold their farm and retired to Glenboro.
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Erla
  Erla was born on June 19, 1935. She attended Hola School, Baldur High School and the University of Manitoba. After graduation, she taught home economics and later went into the field of dietetics. In 1958, she married Jim Wankling. They have two daughters...
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Possibly Erla posing with team of horses

Courtesy of The Erla Wankling Collection
Possibly Erla

Christine
  Christine was born on March 27, 1940. She attended Hola School, Baldur High School and the University of Manitoba. She taught home economics in Glasgow, Scotland and in Winnipeg, Man. In 1963, she married John Stuart Smith. They have three children...

Courtesy of the 'Come Into Our Heritage' book available at the R.M. of Argyle District Office. , [3]

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Veiga Christopherson , born 22 DEC 1905
Grund District, Baldur, Manitoba, Manitoba
Daughter of Hernit and Bjorg Bjornson
Christopherson

Married Chris Helgason

Niece of Sigurdur Christopherson

Siblings:
1. Sigurveig 'Veiga' Helgason
2. Herbert Thorrinn Christopherson, 1900

Children:
1. Living Wankling
2. Living Smith

ALSO VISIT
ISBERG CLAN PAGE

THE ERLA WANKLING COLLECTION


R.M. OF ARGYLE (New Window)

ICELANDIC SAGA IN BARDARDAL

CINDY'S PAGE ON JONAS

Autobiography, Memoir,Johannesson,
Gudlaug, 1893-

Veiga
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Veiga Christopherson
Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection

Chris and Veiga
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Chris and Veiga
CHRISTOPHERSON
Helgason, Veiga's parents in front
of their stone house

Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection


Hernit
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Hernit Christopherson,
Veiga's father

Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection


Spin Wheel
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Ses...

Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection


Erla
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Veiga Christopherson

Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection


Veiga

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