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Martin Edward Mortensen

Birthplace: Vallejo, Solano County, California, United States
Death: February 10, 1981 (83)
Riverside County, California, United States (Injuries sustained in an automobile accident.)
Immediate Family:

Son of Martin Mortensen and Catherine "Katie" Fronk
Husband of Pauline Gertrude Mortensen and Helen May Mortensen
Ex-husband of Gladys Pearl Eley
Father of Marilyn Monroe
Brother of Earl C. Mortensen

Occupation: Bagare, Gas Fitter
Managed by: Private User
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About Martin Edward Mortensen

Please Note:

  • Currently the paternity of Marilyn Monroe is unavailable. The legal father of Marilyn Monroe was Edward Martin Mortensen aka Martin Edward Mortensen. However, other fathers have been proposed, including Stanley Gifford.

Vital Stats:

  • Name: Martin Edward Mortensen
  • Social Security #: 562090377
  • Sex: MALE
  • Birth Date: 26 Feb 1897
  • Birthplace: California
  • Death Date: 10 Feb 1981
  • Death Place: Riverside
  • Mother's Maiden Name: Higgins

From Social Security Death Index

  • Name: Martin Mortensen
  • SSN: 562-09-0377
  • Last Residence: 91752 Mira Loma, Riverside, California, United States of America
  • Born: 26 Feb 1897
  • Last Benefit: 92509 Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
  • Died: Feb 1981
  • State (Year) SSN issued: California (Before 1951 )

From the 1920 United States Federal Census

  • Name: Edward M Metensen [Edward R Mortenson]
  • Home in 1920: Los Angeles Assembly District 72, Los Angeles, California
  • Age: 22 years
  • Estimated Birth Year: abt 1898
  • Birthplace: California
  • Relation to Head of House: Son-in-law
  • Spouse's Name: Pauline
  • Father's Birth Place: United States of America
  • Mother's Birth Place: United States of America
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Race: White
  • Sex: Male
  • Able to read: Yes
  • Able to Write: Yes
  • Image: 324
  • Neighbors: View others on page

Household Members:

Name Age

  • Jennie Farmer 62
  • Lee Farmer 70
  • Marvel Farmer 16
  • Edward M Metensen 22
  • Pauline Metensen 21
  • Celina Cyr 28
  • Ramon Shackelford 40

Norwegian Note:

Gladys var inte den hustru Edvard hade hoppats på. När hon drabbades av psykisk ohälsa och drog med andra män valde han att lämna henne.

Dottern Norma Jean fick därför växa upp utan kontakt med sin far.


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Martin Edward Mortensen's Timeline

February 26, 1897
Vallejo, Solano County, California, United States
June 1, 1926
Los Angeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States
February 10, 1981
Age 83
Riverside County, California, United States [database on-line], California Death Index, 1940-1997,(Provo, UT: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000), Name: Martin Edward Mortensen: Social Security #: 562090377, Sex: MALE, Birth Date: 26 Feb 1897, Birthplace: California, Death Date: 10 Feb 1981, Death Place: Riverside, Mother's Maiden Name: Higgins.