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Name Christianson, James
Born 06/1/1853
Places of residence Moses Coulee, WA
Father J.E. Fetch
Spouse Ella Gertrude Christianson
Children Grace, Willard, and Dwight

Associated Records

Image of 1959.004.0001 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0001 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mary Moses. Image of probable Native American woman with braids in long sleeve dress holding a tightly bound baby on a cradle board; young probable Native American male child cut off on proper lower right hand side. Women and child sitting on blanket. Structure with poles in background. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "No 3- Group 1 / Mary Moses in middle age-." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 3: "His wife Mary was called fine looki

Image of 1959.004.0002 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0002 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Chief Moses. Image of probable Native American man from his shoulders up wearing a hat and a mixture of traditional and non traditional clothing. Printed on front of photo: "PHOTO BY BUSHNELL OF JAMES & BUSHNELL / CHIEF MOSES, THE FAMOUS INDIAN CHIEF, AFTER WHOM / THE VALLEY WAS NAMED." Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "No 2- Group I / Chief Moses." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 2: "Chief Moses."

Image of 1959.004.0003 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0003 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of Mary Moses and Nellie Frielander. Image of two probable Native American women standing in front of a tepee, one in middle age with braids on proper right hand side and elderly woman on proper left hand side. Both women are dressed in long sleeve floral print dresses and are wearing beaded necklaces. Younger woman has a bracelet on each wrist and a modern belt around her waist. Older woman has woven belt around her waist, rings on both hands, and using a cane. Note on back of photo written in blue ink: "4 Group I / Old Mary Moses & sister / Nellie Frielauder." (This statement has a pencil line drawn through it). Written in pencil below crossed

Image of 1959.004.0004 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0004 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of a landscape view of farm land with two horse drawn wagons with people in fields. Sagebrush with fence in foreground and trees and hillside in background. Note on back of photo in blue ink: "5 Group I / Home of James Christianson / 1884-1906. / Looking North up the Coulee." From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 5: "Pioneer Jim's Ranch under Peak where little boys won their names - promitory called kee-man-no Mook-kau. Home of James Christenson 1884-1906

Image of 1959.004.0005 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0005 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border is looking south from the James Christianson home. Image of landscape scene of sagebrush and vegetation in foreground with trees, basalt formations and hills in background. Note on back of photo in blue ink: "6 Group I / Looking South. (Their place was called by / the State Horticulturist 'Prettiest place in the State') Mother went in for roses - etc father for ornamental trees & stalk!" From Notes on Photographs: "Group 1: 8 Photographs. First group: Travelers of the Old Indian Trails across North Central Washington and neighbors of my father James Christianson who usurped their home in 1884." Photo: Group 1 No. 6: "Moses Coulee's cliffs an

Image of 1959.004.0006 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0006 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of the Christianson Family. Image of six probable Caucasian people. From proper right to left: standing male child dressed in pants, shirt with suspenders and hat, young man seated on twig bench dressed in pants, shirt with suspenders and hat, middle aged man seated in rocking chair dressed in pants and jacket, elderly man seated in rocking chair dressed in pants, shirt and tie, longer coat, and hat, young woman standing behind elderly man in rocking chair dressed in ankle length long sleeve dress and apron, and older woman is seated in rocking chair dressed in ankle length long sleeve high colored dress with dog at her feet. Trees and vegetation in

Image of 1959.004.0070 - Print, Photographic

1959.004.0070 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photo with white border of an elderly probable Caucasian man and woman. Photo: Group 8 No. 68. Note on back of photo: "Ella Gertrude Christianson. Born May 17, 1863- 78 yrs old. James Christianson. Born June 1, 1853- age 88. He lived till 98 yrs. Moses Coulee pioneers and friend of travelers of the Indian Trails."