Born: 3 Oct 1881, Flekkefjord, Vest-Agder, Norway
Died: 10 Oct 1956, Eureka, Humboldt Co., California Age 75
California Death Records: Father's surname = Staalesen.
1940 US Census: Age 57, Single; naturalized citizen; living alone in rented home (unnamed street next to Vance Ave.), Eureka; he was living in Eureka in 1935; Bernt's occupation was "clean up man/planing mill".
1942 WW II Draft Registration: Age 61, born Flekkefjord, Norway; address of 1603 Pine St., Eureka, Calif.; contact person = Wm. Carlson, 423 2nd St, Eureka, Calif.; Employer = Hammond Redwood Co., Samoa, Humboldt Co.; Height 5' 11", 178 lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, light complexion.
Obituary: Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA), Wed., 10 Oct 1856, p. 29, col. 6:
Bernt Jensen, 75 years of age, of 1603 Pine street, died early Wednesday morning at a local hospital. He was born October 3, 1881 in Flekkefjord, Norway and came to the U.S. 53 years ago. He was employed in a lumber mill and was a member of the Sons of Norway Lodge, Eureka.
Funeral services will be held Friday zt 1:30 p.m. at the Pierce Mortuary.
Obituary Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA), Thurs., 11 Oct. 1856, p. 36, col. 7:
Funeral services for Bernt Jensen will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at the Pierce mortuary. Interment Ocean View cemetery. Pallbearers will be Eugene Gillis, Elxe Gillis, Norman Tonneson, John Svensen, Elmer Halseko and Gunner Gimle.