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Rasmus Lorentzen Christensen

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  • Name Rasmus Lorentzen Christensen  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 31 July 1869  Starup, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Baptism 19 September 1869  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration about 1891  [5, 6, 7
    Naturalization about 1892  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Occupation Farmer, Dairy Farm  [10
    Cemetery Juhl Cemetery 
    Death Notice Sandusky Republican-Tribune, Sandusky, Sanilac Co., Thursday, May 27, 1943, p. 1, col. 5.
    To Hold Rites Saturday for Juhl Farmer
    Juhl, May 26-Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2:00 p.m. from the Juhl church for Lawrence R. Christensen, 72, who died at his home Wednesday. Burial will be made in the Juhl cemetery.
    Mr. Christensen was born July 28, 1870, in Denmark, and came to Detroit when 19 years old. In 1901 he settled on a farm near Juhl and resided there until his death. He married Miss Clara Schmidt in 1903.
    He is survived by his widow, four sons, Adar Christensen, at home, John Christensen of Laurel, Clarence Christensen, of Port Huron and Axel Christensen of Sandusky, and five grandchildren. 
    Residence(s) 1894-1910: owns E1/2 of SW1/4 and W1/2 of SE1/4 of section 21, Elmer Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan, mortgage record vol 79, p. 278 (not microfilmed by LDS)
    1915: 1008 Trombly, Detroit, MI?
    1920-1930: Elmer Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan
    1935-1940: Thompson Rd, Elmer twp, Sanilac Co., Michigan  [8, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Died 26 May 1943  Juhl, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Buried Juhl, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I2487  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 December 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  [16
    Family ID F12  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Clara I. Schmidt,   b. 12 October 1870, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1953  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 11 November 1903  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Odar C. Christensen,   b. 4 October 1904, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 November 1996, Kimball, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +2. John Peter Christensen,   b. 15 August 1906, Elmer Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 March 1973, Marlette, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +3. Axel C. Christensen,   b. 23 March 1909, Marlette, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 February 2004, Watertown, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     4. Clarence Christensen,   b. 16 December 1911, Elmer Twp., Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 June 2002, Port Huron, St. Clair Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F1615  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - about 1892 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 November 1903 - 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 
    • Rasmus Christensen of Arhus, Denmark age 18 arrived in NY on 5 Aug 1889 aboard the Rugia. He was traveling alone.

      Found a Lauritz Christensen who was naturalized in the Wayne Co., Circuit Court 2-OCT-1884. He was from Sweden. FHL film 979811, Vol 16, P12. Archives of MI film 279.

      Found a Lars Christensen who was naturalized in the Wayne Co., Circuit Court 11-Apr-1892. He was from Denmark. FHL film 979815, Vol. 25, P. 350. Archives of MI film 283

      Found a Lorenz Christenen who was naturalized in the Wayne Co., Circuit Court 13-Jul-1892. He was from Germany. FHL film 979815, Vol. 25, P. 561. Archives of MI film 283.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1417] Rasmus.

    2. [S1434] Lawrence.

    3. [S2847] .

    4. [S2632] 28 Jul 1870, Denmark.

    5. [S1898] 1891.

    6. [S1899] 1891.

    7. [S1451] 1892; petitioned before 1900.

    8. [S1898] .

    9. [S2632] 1891, Detroit.

    10. [S1900] Dairy Farm.

    11. [S1451] .

    12. [S1899] .

    13. [S1900] .

    14. [S2613] .

    15. [S1434] .

    16. [S2845] .

    17. [S2642] .


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