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Hans (Henry) Christensen

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  • Name Hans (Henry) Christensen 
    Gender Male 
    Born 1 February 1867  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 9 May 1867  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Confirmation 26 March 1882  Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Immigration 1887  [6, 7, 8
    Emmigration 28 February 1887  Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • ship Indirekte, contract 81700
    Medical Notes Henry died of chronic myocarditis. He suffered from chronic interslitial Nephritis 
    Naturalization 14 October 1900  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Occupation Driver For Strohs Brewery  [1, 2
    Cemetery Forest Lawn Cemetery 
    Death Notice The Detroit News, October 19 and October 20, 1932
    DEATH NOTICES
    CHRISTENSEN--Henry (Hans), Oct. 18 at residence 2669 Newport ave., beloved husband of Anna, dear father of Henry and Christian, Mrs. Marie Hammelef, Mrs. Anna Hansen and Mrs. Margaret Poulin, brother of James and Lawrence, also 13 grand children survive. Funeral from above residence, Friday, 1 p.m. St. Peters Danish Church, Vermont and Caroline ave., at 2 p.m.  [11
    Residence(s) 1887: Slesvig, Denmark
    1895-1898: resides at 193 Wilkens, Detroit, MI
    1900: rents house east side West End av 2 houses north of Wabash R R Springwells
    1901: h 23 Herkimer av, Delray, Detroit, MI
    1902-03: h 232 Wilkins,Detroit, MI (have map)
    1907-1920: owns 1008 Trombly Ave., Detroit, MI (978 Trombly before 1910)
    1921: h. 2660 Newport Ave., Detroit, MI
    1924-32: h. 2669 Newport Ave. Detroit, MI and  [2, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Died 18 October 1932  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 15
    • at home
    Buried 21 October 1932  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • Forest Lawn Cemetery, Sect. 7, Lot 146
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    Person ID I2412  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 12 August 2016 

    Father Christen Christensen,   b. 18 August 1834, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 February 1920, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Maria Katherina Petersen,   b. 11 October 1842, Graüer, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1882, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 8 December 1865  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Family ID F12  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Anna J. Bagger,   b. 25 January 1864, Germany/Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 October 1942, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 12 December 1889  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17, 18, 19, 20
    Residence(s) 1895-1898: owns a house at 193 Wilkens, Detroit, MI
    1900: house east side West End av 2 houses north of Wabash R R Springwells
    1901: h 23 Herkimer av, Delray, Detroit, MI
    1902-03: h 232 Wilkins,Detroit, MI (have map)
    1907-1920: 1008 Trombly Ave., Detroit, MI (978 Trombly before 1910)
    1921: h. 2660 Newport Ave., Detroit, MI
    1924-32: h. 2669 Newport Ave. Detroit, MI and  [2, 13, 14
    Children 
    +1. Henry Andrew Christensen,   b. 2 February 1890, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 July 1967, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. Mary Christensen,   b. 25 November 1891, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. February 1986, Crete, Will Co., Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
    +3. Christian M. Christensen, Jr,   b. 30 May 1893, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 April 1973, Royal Oak, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Anna Hansina Christensen,   b. February 1897, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 May 1970, Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    +5. Margaretha Cecelia Christensen,   b. 21 October 1898, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 June 1984, Avon, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    Family ID F1561  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 December 1889 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 14 October 1900 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 October 1932 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 21 October 1932 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Notes 
    • Henry and Anna are buried in the same lot as Christine and Peter Nielsen. Maybe the woman is Henry’s sister?

      Henry left Denmark to avoid joining the Army. He had a medical retirement from Stroh’s. Stroh’s provided several cars for his funeral. A Hans Christensen, b. 1 Feb 1867 was accused in 1893 of not showing for military service and leaving the country without the required permit in the www.rootdigger.de/Emi.htm Emigration lists. Also a Hans Christensen, b. 3 Feb 1867, accused in 1888 of not showing for military service.

      Found a Niels Christian Julius Christensen who married in Wentworth, Ontario. He was born about 1863 in Skive, Denmark. His parents were Soren Christian Christensen and Anna Marie Peterson.

      Found a Hans Brolund Christensen who was naturalized 21-Sep-1896 in the Circuit Court of Wayne County. He was from Germany. FHL film 979817. Book 30, page 490. Archives of MI film 285.

  • Sources 
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    4. [S608] Germany.

    5. [S2842] .

    6. [S608] 1887.

    7. [S361] Naturalization Records of Recorder’s Court, Detroit, Michigan, Part IX, Ruth S. Kennedy, 1886.

    8. [S2982] 1887.

    9. [S613] Danish Immigration Archives.

    10. [S361] Naturalization Records of Recorder’s Court, Detroit, Michigan, Part IX, Ruth S. Kennedy, page 142.

    11. [S1434] .

    12. [S2982] .

    13. [S4] .

    14. [S608] .

    15. [S9] .

    16. [S2845] .

    17. [S181] .

    18. [S2534] Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995.

    19. [S2640] .

    20. [S2641] .


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