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Johanne Bernsten

Johanne Bernsten

Posted: 22 Sep 2011 10:12PM GMT
Classification: Query
Looking for info on Johanne Bernsten who was born in 1885 in Horsens. She had a broth Peter and another brother Thorvald. Need to find who her parents were and whether she had other siblings. I know that her mother died at her birth.

Thanks for your help.

Re: Johanne Bernsten

Posted: 31 Dec 2011 12:45AM GMT
Classification: Query
Hi SBlough 64,

I have searched the Horsens church records, but there is no sign of Johanne. However I did find her and her brother in the Danish Emigration records

Name: Berntsen, Thorv. Occupation: Garver
Age: 27 Destination: Oakland
Contract no.: 451200 Registration date: 9/4/1905
Birth place: Skern Birth place: Skjern
Last res. parish: Skjern Last res. county: Ringkøbing
Last residence: Skern Destination country: USA
Destination city: Oakland Destination state: ?
Name of ship: Indirekte
IDcode: I0506B1215

Name: Berntsen, Johanne Occupation: Jomfru
Age: 19 Destination: Oakland
Contract no.: 451300 Registration date: 9/4/1905
Birth place: Skern Birth place: Skjern
Last res. parish: Skjern Last res. county: Ringkøbing
Last residence: Skern Destination country: USA
Destination city: Oakland Destination state: ?
Name of ship: Indirekte
IDcode: I0506B1216

I looked at the Skjern, Ringkøbing records and could not find the birth or confirmation of Peter, Thorvald, or Johanne.

Sincerely,
Paul
North Carolina

Re: Johanne Bernsten

Posted: 1 Jan 2012 8:48PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 2 Jan 2012 2:59AM GMT
Johanne Caroline Rasmine Berentsen born Dec 2 1884, baptized Jan 2 1885 in Vor Frelser parish, Horsens (Skanderborg Amt, op 238) to parents Jens Berentsen and Johanne Hansen
Thorvald Ludvig Berentsen born June 14 1878, baptized Oct 6 1878 in Aarhus Vor Frue.

The family in the 1880 census:

Jens Bærentzen, age 42, b. Nebsager Sogn, Aarhus Amt

Johanne Bærentzen, age 36, b. Barret Sogn, Aarhus Amt

Peter Michael Bærentzen, age12, b. Aarhus

Ane Marie Bærentzen, age 8, b. Aarhus

Viggo Christian Bærentzen, age 5, b.Aarhus

Thorvald Ludvig Bærentzen, age 1, b. Aarhus

(not sure, but I think that Nebsager and Barrit were actually in Vejle)

Hope this helps,


J Murphy
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