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Jens Peterian Christensen

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  • Name Jens Peterian Christensen  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Born 11 May 1876  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 14 May 1876  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Confirmation 22 March 1891  Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Immigration 1894  [7, 8
    Occupation Farmer  [9
    Cemetery Richmond Cemetery  [10
    Events Immigrated in 1894

    James and Rose were married by Otta C. Hasse, Pastor, in Detroit, MI. The marriage was witnessed by Henry Christensen and Emma Mroseske, both residents of Detroit.  [11, 12
    Death Notice Mount Clemens Monitor Leader, Monday, March 3, 1952

    J. P. Christensen
    RICHMOND-Last rites for James P. Christensen, 75, who died Friday in his home here, will be conducted tomorrow afternoon at the Howard H. Bauer Funeral Home.
    The Rev. William Sherer will officiate. Interment will be in Richmond cemtery.
    Mr. Christensen was born May 11, 1876 in Denmark. He is survived by three sons, James and Peter of Richmond; and Christ of Romeo; and two daughters, Mrs. W. Struting of Richmond and Mrs. Joseph Prende, of Detroit.  [10
    Residence(s) 1900: Elmer Twp., Sanilac Twp., Michigan
    1903: Sanilac Twp., Michigan
    1907: 1008 Trombly Ave, Detroit, MI
    1908-1910: 978 Trombly Ave, Detroit, MI
    1911-16: 1589 Field av, Detroit, MI
    1918: Rt 7, Mt. Clemens, Michigan
    1920: Lenox Twp., Macomb Co., Michigan
    1930: River Rd., Lennox Twp., Macomb Co., Michigan?
    1938: 1643 Place Road, Lenox Township, Macomb Co., Michigan  [9, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
    Buried 1952  Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died 29 February 1952  Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 20
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    Person ID I2448  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 September 2014 

    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  [21
    Family ID F12  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Rose Reller,   b. 28 January 1881, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 December 1938, Lenox, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 25 March 1908  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Children 
    +1. James William Christensen,   b. February 1909, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Christian Christensen,   b. 1911,   d. 1994  (Age 83 years)
    +3. Marie Rosina Christensen,   b. 1 July 1913, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 January 1985, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Henry George Christensen,   b. 2 November 1915, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 December 1915, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. Anna Christensen,   b. about 1917, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Peter E. Christensen,   b. 12 June 1919,   d. 20 January 2006  (Age 86 years)
    Family ID F1588  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 March 1908 - 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

  • Headstones
    headstone of James Christensen
    headstone of James Christensen

  • Notes 
    • George Christensen rembered asking his dad (Harvey) why his brother (Dick) was so tall. Harvey told him that his uncle James Christensen was 6'5" or 6'6" and Dick probably got his height him.

      Jens Christensen of N Slesvig, age 18, traveling to Detroit, arrived in NY on 21 Nov 1893 aboard the Norwegian. He was a farmer. His last residence was Hellesad.

      Jens Petersen, born 11 May 1876, was accused of not showing for military service and of leaving the country without the required permit n the www.rootdigger.de/Emi.htm Emigration lists. [22]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1884] James Peter Christensen.

    2. [S2843] .

    3. [S182] 1876/1877.

    4. [S1672] 11 May 1876, Denmark.

    5. [S1884] Germany.

    6. [S2841] .

    7. [S182] 1894.

    8. [S1451] 1892.

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    10. [S1672] .

    11. [S182] .

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    13. [S1451] .

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    18. [S1672] Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA.

    19. [S1434] aft 1932.

    20. [S1672] 29 Feb 1952, Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA.

    21. [S2845] .

    22. [S185] .


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