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Marie Dorthea Christensen

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  • Name Marie Dorthea Christensen 
    Gender Female 
    Born 20 June 1879  Bollerslev, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 6 July 1879  Bjolderup, Aabenraa-Sonderborg, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Confirmation 19 March 1893  Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Occupation Housewife  [1
    Cemetery Greenwood Cemetery, Section 1, Lot 228 
    Events Octave and Marie were married by J. P. Hicks. Marie's religion was Lutheran. Edward Girard and Madge Black witnessed the marriage. Octave, Marie, Edward, and Madge were all from Detroit.

    Marie filed for divorce from Octave Nov. 23, 1909 and was granted a divorce on August 13, 1910. Octave was accused of extreme cruelty. Marie was given custody of William and Harvey. The "decree for divorce" stated that the divorce case was heard on August 2, 1910 in open court. Marie hired Patterson & Patterson to represent her. Octave was charged of cruelty and desertion. The "proof" was "taken in open court and entered in Liber K, page 196" on 13 Aug 1910.  [6, 7, 8
    Death Notice The Fowlerville Review
    January 16, 1929, p. 5

    "Local News Items
    .........Mrs. Thomas of Conway, died at the hospital at Ann Arbor January 10. John Vogt brought the remains to his chapel were the funeral services were held Sunday afternoon............"  [9
    Residence(s) 22 Sep 1900 - Detroit, MI
    1900 - 4th Street, then near Ludger & Delios Painchaud
    25 Sep 1902 - Wayne Co., MI
    05 May 1910-??: Novi Township, MI
    21 Jan 1920-??: Salem Township, MI
    ??-10 Jan 1929: S East St, Fowlerville, Michigan  [1, 6, 7, 10, 11
    Died 10 January 1929  Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • U of M Hospital
    Buried 14 January 1929  Fowlerville, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Greenwood Cemetary
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    Person ID I9  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 7 November 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  [12
    Family ID F12  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Octave Charles Painchaud,   b. 11 July 1878, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 April 1932, Bear Lake, Manistee Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Married 22 September 1900  Windsor, Essex, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Divorced 13 August 1910  Pontiac, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
     1. Christian William Walter Christensen,   b. 28 July 1901, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 January 1975, Howell, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Harvey Frederick Christensen,   b. 25 September 1902, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 November 1975, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F4  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 John Chancey Thomas,   b. 2 January 1855, Reading, Hillsdale Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 January 1930, Marion Twp, Livingston Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 22 December 1910  Novi, Oakland Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Children 
    +1. Gladys May Thomas,   b. 16 July 1907, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1985, Hastings Twp., Barry Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. John Chancy Thomas,   b. 3 July 1908, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 December 1975, Franklin, Macon Co., North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. George E Thomas,   b. 10 April 1915, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 August 1944, La Muy, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte D'Azur, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +4. Martha J. Thomas,   b. 5 December 1916, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 March 1972, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years)
    Family ID F11  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 January 1929 - Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 January 1929 - Fowlerville, Livingston 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

  • Photos
    Marie Christensen
    Marie Christensen

  • Notes 
    • Card submitted to WMGS Surname Index, 11/20/95

      Grandpa thought Marie might have come to Detroit in 1885.

      1894, Christiansen, Mary, domestic, 432 Lafayette Ave.
      1896, Christensen, Mary, bds 435 Beaufait Ave.
      Christensen, Mary, domestic 648 Woodward Ave. Living
      with Fred A. Baker
      Christianson, Mary, domestic, 167 Dubois, Living with
      J. F. Bielman
      1901, Christiansen, Mary, domestic, 33 Canfield av. W. Living
      with James B. McKay

      Found a Margaret Black, b. Apr 1882, living in Greenfield twp; a Margaret F. Black, b. Nov. 1882 and Jan 1850 living at 370 Michigan Ave. Ward 6 (near Beech); a Margaret Black, b. Oct 1880 and March 1849, living at 77 Maybury Grand, Ward 12 (near Butternut & Sullivan). Octave lived at 244 Mt. Elliot in Ward 15.

      Sept 25, 1906, Detroit Free Press
      Ties That Chafe are Quickly Cut. Judge Rohnert Frees Five Who Decide That Married Life is a Rank Failure.
      ...Desertion and non-support were grounds for divorce granted to Marie Painchaud from Octave Painchaud and Matilda Abrams from Charles E. Abrams.

      A Marie Christensen owned 20 acres in the S 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of section 20 in Elmer Twp, Sanilac Co., MI [15]

  • Sources 
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    11. [S1175] Department of Labor & Economic Growth Statewide Search for Subdivision Plats.

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    15. [S2387] Ties That Chafe Are Quickly Cut.


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