Carl Johan Reiersen
Born: 28 Jul 1873, _____, (Hangsund? Haugesund? Bergen?), Norway
Died: 31 Jul 1956, Eureka, Humboldt Co., California Age 83
California Death Records: Father's surname = Reiersen
? Massachusetts Passenger & Crew Lists: Age 36; Occupation = carpenter; Birth Place = "Hangsund", Norway; Ship Name = Cymric; Arrival Date = 7 Sep 1908; Port of Arrival = Boston, Massachusetts; Friend's Name = K. A. Anderson
Humboldt County Directory: 1911/1912/1913/1914/19115 "ship carpenter" Fairhaven
1920 US Census: Age 47, Single, Immigration year 1908; Naturalized; living alone in owned home in Scotia; occupation = ship carpenter.
Humboldt County Directory: 1921/1923/1925/1927/1928/29 "farmer" Holmes.
Obituary: Humboldt Standard (Eureka, CA), Wed., 1 Aug 1956, p. 24, col. 6:
CARL JOHAN REIERSEN
Carl Johan Reiersen died at a local hospital yesterday at the age of 83 years. He was a native of Bergen, Norway, who came to Humboldt county 40 years ago. Prior to coming to the United States he was a seaman and during World War I he worked as a shipwright at Fairhaven, later he became a poultry rancher until his retirement. Until his recent illness he made his home at Holmes for several years. He was a member of the Eureka lodge, Sons of Norway.
A brother and a sister in Bergen survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at Sanders Funeral Home with the Rev. Otis A. Lee officiating. Burial will follow in the Sons of Norway plot in Ocean View cemetery.