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Meet our Relatives - Helgason Branch

Christian Helgason

Christian 'Chris' Helgason was the youngest son of Jonas and Sigridur Helgason.
After receiving his education, Chris worked on the family farm, taking over when his father retired from farming in 1933.

In September, 1933, Chris married Veiga Christopherson, daughter of Hernit and Bjorg Christopherson.


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John Christopherson, Veiga CHRISTOPHERSON Helgason, Chris Helgason, and Laura ANDERSON Christopherson on Veiga & Chris' Wedding Day
Courtesy of The Erla Wamkling Collection

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...

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. page 466 , [3]

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Christian Helgason , born
Son of Jonas and Sigridur nee Sigurdardottir Helgason

Married Sigurveig 'Veiga' CHRISTOPHERSON

Siblings:
1. Helgi
2. Erlendur Helgason
3. Gudlaug
4. Ingolfur Helgason
5. Frederick Helgason
6. Christian Helgason


Children:
1. Erla
Wankling
2. Christine 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-


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


Veiga
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Christian married Veiga Christopherson
Courtesy of the
Erla Wankling Collection


Jonas and Sigridur
Christian's parents
Courtesy of Come into our Heritage book