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Re: Please need help!

Posted: 23 Apr 2013 5:17AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Apr 2013 7:52AM GMT
Hi Diane,

They were from Frøslev parish, Thisted county, as listed in their registrations for emigration:

Name: Dejn, Jens Mikkelsen Occupation: Tyende (m/k land)
Age: 18 Destination: Lewiston?
Contract no.: 38200 Registration date: 4/3/1901
Birth place: ? Birth place: ?
Last res. parish: ? Last res. county: ? (Dansker)
Last residence: Frøslev Destination country: USA
Destination city: Lewiston Destination state: ?
Name of ship: Norge
Remarks: ANM: IDcode: D9701D0714
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Name: Degn, Anna Mikkelsen Occupation: Tyende (m/k land)
Age: 16 Destination: Lewiston?
Contract no.: 33300 Registration date: 4/3/1901
Birth place: ? Birth place: ?
Last res. parish: ? Last res. county: ? (Dansker)
Last residence: Frøslev Destination country: USA
Destination city: Lewiston Destination state: ?
Name of ship: Norge
Remarks: ANM: IDcode: D9701D0801
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They arrived New York on the Norge 19 April 1901, destination their brother Andr. Degn at Lewiston, Michigan.

Here's the family in 1880 Frøslev census, before Jens' birth:

Thisted, Morsø Sønder, Frøslev, Frøslev By i Thisted Sogn, , Et Hus, 21 (7), FT-1880
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Peder Kristjan Mikkelsen Degn 43 Gift Husfader Husmand Her i Sognet
Maren Degn født Andersdatter 32 Gift Husmoder Her i Sognet
Søren Kristjan Mikkelsen Degn 11 Ugift deres Børn Her i Sognet
Anders Kristjan Mikkelsen Degn 8 Ugift deres Børn Her i Sognet
Salomon Mikkelsen Degn 5 Ugift deres Børn Her i Sognet
Karen Marie Mikkelsen Degn 2 Ugift deres Børn Her i Sognet
Udøbt Drengebarn under 1 Aar Ugift deres Børn Her i Sognet

The parish records are available in the Danish Online Archives: http://www.sa.dk/content/dk/ao-forside/find_kirkeboger
(Search Thisted amt, Frøslev sogn).

Jens's birth is Frøslev 1846-1883 opslag 49.

Map of Danish counties: http://www.dis-danmark.dk/kort/kort.htm

Click on Thisted and you will find Frøslev parish in Morsø Sønder herred, lower right.

According to the census, all family members were born in Frøslev parish.
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