1906 Anna Johannesson, Chris’s mother, is born to Else and Adam Johannesson.
1908 Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church at the corner of St. Patrick and Dundas Streets opens in Toronto.
1914 Michael Colangelo immigrates to Toronto.
1914–18 First World War; many young men from South Jutland are drafted into the German army. Frederik Bennedsen escapes the draft by crossing the border into Denmark.