Sixth Generation
Sixth Generation
Family of Poul Iversen Kirkegaard (22) & Marie Heluise Thomsdatter
38. Dorthea Marie Poulsdatter (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1) . Born on 15 Nov 1859 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Dorthea Marie was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 29 Jan 1860.11 Dorthea Marie died in Norwood, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts, on 25 May 1935; she was 75.10 Buried on 28 May 1935 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

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On 14 May 1881 Dorthea Marie married Christian Sørensen , son of Rasmus Sørensen & Christiana Jespersen, in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Born on 9 Sep 1855 in Thisted, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.12 Christian was baptized in Thisted, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 16 Oct 1855.12 Christian died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 10 Oct 1905; he was 50.10 Buried on 12 Oct 1905 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Occupation: Stone Mason.

Christian Sørensen resided at Vigsø, Hillerslev district, Thisted Co. in 1881.

Christian Sørensen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in November 1894. He travelled to the United States via Great Britain. He was residing in Copenhagen when he emigrated. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Woburn, Massachusetts. He registered as a labourer (Arbejder). The following year his wife Dortea Sørensen with children Christine, Dortea, Rasmus, Paul, Axel, Marie and Christian emigrated from Denmark to the United States. They sailed on the SS Norge on or after 9 March 1895 according to the emigration registration records. They had been living in Copenhagen. No birth place was recorded in any of the emigration registrations. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1894 contract 316500 and 1895 contract 167300).

Christian and Dorothy Sorensen with their eight children resided at 8 Walnut Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They had been married for 19 years in 1900. Dorothy Sorensen had given birth to eleven children of whom nine were still living at census time. Christian Sorensen was a labourer in a shop. Rasmus Sorensen was an apprentice in a shop while his sister Dorothy was a servant. Christian Sorensen immgrated to the United States from Denmark in 1894 while Dorothy and the children except Ether emigrated from Denmark in 1895. None of them were naturalized. Esther Sorensen was born in Massachusetts. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1000, Woburn, p. 5B)

In 1905 Christian Sorensen was a patent leather worker according to his death certificate. The Sorensen family resided at Bird Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. He died from general miliary tuberculosis.

According to 1910 U.S. federal census, Dorothy Sorensen and her five youngest children resided at 8 Gardner Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts. Dorothy Sorensen was a widow who had given birth to eleven children of whom nine were still living at census time. Dorothy, Marie, Christian and Marcus Sorensen emigrated in 1895 and were naturalized while Axel who emigrated with them was not naturalized. Axel was a clerk in paper store. Esther Sorensen was born in Massachusetts. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1069, p. Woburn, 11A)

Dorothy Sorensen and her younger children Christian, Marcus and Esther resided at 8 Touro Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts according the the 1920 U.S. federal census. Dorothea Sorensen was a widow. Christian Sorensen was a bookkeeper for an oil company. Marcus Sorensen was a clerk in a bank. Dorothea, Christian and Marcus Sorensen came to the United States in 1895 and were naturalized in 1900. (T625-714, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 309, Medford, p. 9B)

Dorothea Sorensen resided at 15 Florence Avenue, Norwood, Massachusetts with her daughter Marie Brown and gradson Edwin Brown according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. Both Marie Brown and Dorothea Sorensen were widows. Marie Brown was a teacher at a junior high school. She emigrated to the Untied States from Denmark in 1895 and was naturalized. The census stated unknown for Dorothea Sorensen's date of immigration and citizenship status [despite the fact that Marie Brown immigrated with her mother]. (T626-935, Massachusetts, Norfolk Co., ED 79, Norwood, p. 20A)

They had the following children:
92i.
Christine (1881-1976)
93ii.
Dorothea (1882-1954)
94iii.
Tomina (1884-1884)
95iv.
Rasmus (Robert) (1885-1977)
96v.
Paul Kirkegaard (1887-1956)
97vi.
Axel George (1888-1966)
98vii.
Marie Heluise (1890-1986)
99viii.
Christian Emanuel (1894-1981)
100ix.
Marcus Lars (1895-1963)
101x.
Ernest (1897-1897)
102xi.
Esther Elizabeth (1899-1933)
39. Thomas Poulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 10 May 1861 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Thomas was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 28 Jul 1861.11

The 1880 Danish census states that Thomas Poulsen resided with his parents Poul Iversen Kirkegaard and Marie Heluise Thomsen at Nørby village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County. He was a seaman (sømand).

It has been said that he died at sea.

40. Iver Paulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1) . Born on 17 Dec 1863 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Iver died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 18 Oct 1957; he was 93.10 Buried on 25 Oct 1957 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Ivar Poulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in November 1887. He travelled to the United States on the SS Thingvalla from Copenhagen with his sisters Inger Poulsen and Caroline Poulsen. Ivar Paulsen was residing in Thisted, Thisted County when he emigrated. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be New York City. He registered as a painter (Maler). He registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 25 October 1887. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1887, contract 369100).

Ivar, Caroline and Inger Poulsen arrived in the United States on 14 November 1887. The SS Thingvalla sailed from Copenhagen, Denmark via Christiana and Christiansand, Norway to New York City, New York. Ivar Poulsen was a painter. Inger and Caroline Poulsen were servants. Ivar Poulsen had three pieces of baggage. Caroline Poulsen had one piece of baggage while Inger Poulsen had no baggage. (M237-514, list number 1463, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957)

The Jens and Hedewig Mathson, the Peter and Caroline Stockholm, and the Iver and Jeannie Paulsen families all resided at Felton Road, Woburn in 1900.

Iver and Jennie Paulsen with their two children resided at Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. Iver Paulsen was a painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and was naturalized. Jennie Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1896 and not yet naturalized. Their children were born in Massachusetts. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1006, Woburn, p. 6A)

According to the 1910 U.S. federal census, Iver and Geanne Polson with their two children resided at 17 Sherman Place, Woburn, Massachusetts. Jeanne Paulsen had three children of whom two were living in 1910. Iver Paulsen was a house painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was naturalized. Jennie Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1894 and not yet naturalized. Their children were born in Massachusetts. Residing with them was Maria Hallin, Jeanne Paulsen's unmarried elder sister. She was a vast maker in tailor shop. Maria Hallin immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1898 and not yet naturalized. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1073, Woburn, p. 15A)

The 1920 U.S. federal census states that Iver and Jeanne Paulsen with their four children resided at 17 Sherman Place, Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their home which was mortgage free by 1920. Iver Paulsen was as house painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1863 and was naturalized in 1898. Jennie Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1896 and was naturalized in 1908. The children were born in Massachusetts. (T625-720, Massacusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 543, Woburn, p. 11A)

Iver and Jeanne Paulsen with their two youngest children resided at 17 Sherman Place, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They owned their own home which was valued at US $3000.00. Iver Paulsen was a general painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and was naturalized. Jennie Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Sweden in 1896 and was naturalized. Their children were born in Massachusetts. (T626-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 550, Woburn, p. 14A)

The 1940 United States census states that Iver and Jean Paulsen with two sons resided at 12 Sherman Place, Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their home which was valued at USD 9100.00. Iver Paulsen was a painter with his own business. His income was not stated. Richard and Arnold Paulsen were house painters who each earned USD 1000.00 in 1939. Jean Paulsen’s sister Maria Hallin lived in the household. She was a milliner who worked in a clothing factory. She earned USD 220.00 in 1939. Iver Paulsen was born in Denmark and was naturalized. Jean Paulsen and Maria Hallin were born in Sweden and were naturalized. (Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 9-649, Woburn ward 4, p. 23B)

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On 12 Dec 1896 Iver married Edla Jeannette Hallin , daughter of Emanuel Andersson Hallin & Emma Karolina Sandelin, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born on 29 Apr 1876 in Kristinehamn, Värmlands län, Sweden.19 Edla Jeannette died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 22 Jan 1952; she was 75.10 Buried on 24 Jan 1952 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

The household examination roll for Kristinehamn states that Edla Jeanetta Hallin resided in her parents household until Aug 1893. She left Kristinehamn on 22 August 1893 for Amerika. The same document show her returning to her parents household from Amerika on 26 August 1895. The Hallin family resided at Nya Kyrkogatan, Kristinehamn. (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1891-1895, p. 144)

Edla Jeanette Hallin arrived at Ellis Island, N.Y. on the SS Saint Louis from Southampton, 31 Oct 1896.

The ship was built by William Cramp & Sons Shipbuilders, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1895. 11,629 gross tons; 554 (bp) feet long; 63 feet wide. Steam quadruple expansion engines, twin screw.  Service speed 19 knots.  1,340 passengers (320 first class, 220 second class, 800 third class). Built for American Line, in 1895 and named Saint Louis. Southampton-New York service. Used by US Navy as auxiliary cruiser in Spanish-American War or 1898. Transferred to United States Navy, American flag, in 1917 and renamed USS Louisville. Armed transport service. Returned to American Line, in 1920 and renamed St. Louis. Was badly damaged by fire while being refitted. Laid-up 1920-24. Rebuilding plans in 1922 never revitalized. Scrapped at Genoa in 1924.

They had the following children:
103i.
Florence Marie (1898-1990)
104ii.
Iver E. (1900-1900)
105iii.
Iver Emanuel (1901-1985)
106iv.
Richard (Twin) (1912-1999)
107v.
Arnold [Thomas] (Twin) (1912-1986)
41. Hedevig Kirstine Poulsdatter Kirkegaard (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 9 Jun 1865 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Hedevig Kirstine was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 30 Jul 1865.11 Hedevig Kirstine died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 25 Aug 1905; she was 40.10,20 Buried on 28 Aug 1905 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.20

Hedevig Kristina Matheson died from pulmonary tuberculosis.

Abt 1887 Hedevig Kirstine married Jens (John) Madsen (Mathson), son of Mads Andersen & Kirsten Jensdatter, in Denmark. Born on 21 Sep 1861 in Skyum, Hassing herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Jens (John) was baptized in Skyum, Hassing herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 21 Sep 1861. Jens (John) died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 26 Apr 1931; he was 69.10 Buried on 28 Apr 1931 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Jens (John) was baptized in Skyum, Hassing herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 1 Jan 1861. Occupation: bricklayer (Murer).

Jens and Hedvig Madsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in March 1887. They travelled to the United States on the SS Island from Copenhagen. They were residing in Thisted, Thisted County when they emigrated. Their stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be New York City. He registered as a painter (Maler). They registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 4 March 1887. His brothers Søren and Anders also travelled with them. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1887, contracts 25200 [Jens and Hedvig], 26200, 26300).

Hedwig and Jens Madsen arrived in the United States on 21 March 1887. The SS Island sailed from Copenhagen, Denmark via Christiana and Christiansand, Norway to New York City, New York. Jens Madsen was a mason. Jens and Hedevig Madsen had four pieces of baggage. (M237-504, list number 293a, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957)

John and Hedewig Mathson with their seven children resided at Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. Federal census. John Mathson was a stone mason. John and Hedewig Mathson immigrated to the United States in 1887 and were not yet naturalized. All but one of the children were born in Massachusetts. One child was born in Vermont. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middllesex Co., ED 1006, Woburn, p. 6A)

The Jens and Hedewig Mathson, Peter and Caroline Stockholm, and Iver and Jeannie Paulsen families all resided at Felton Road, Woburn in 1900.

John Mathson, his second wife Sophia, and his seven children resided at 32 Montvale Road, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1910 U.S. federal census. He was a stone mason. His daughters Mary and Vera Mathson were workers in a knitting mill. John Mathson immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and was not yet naturalized. His wife Sophia Mathson immigrated from Finland in 1892 and was not naturalized. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1075, Woburn, p. 9B)

According to the 1920 U.S. federal census, John and Sophia Mathson and his children Matthew and Evelyn resided at Elm Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts. John and Sophia Mathson owned their home. He and Matthew Mathson were stone masons. Evelyn Mathson was a stenographer at a soap factory. John Mathson immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and was naturalized in 1903. His wife Sophia Mathson immigrated from Finland in 1891 and was naturalized in 1903. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 544, Woburn, p. 13B)

The 1930 U.S. federal census states that John Mathson, two sons and a married daughter with her family resided at 34 Elm Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. John Mathson was a widower. He owned his own home which was valued at US $7000.00. Mathew Mathson was a stone mason in the building trades. Paul Mathson was a labourer in the parks department [of Woburn]. Son-in-law George L. Brown was a labourer in the building trades. Grandson George A. Brown was a chauffeur in trucking. John Mathson immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and was naturalized. (T626-931, Massachusetts, MIddlesex Co., ED 551, Woburn, p. 7A)

They had the following children:
108i.
Mary H. (1888-1970)
109ii.
Matthew Thomas (1889-1969)
110iii.
Thora C. (1891-)
111iv.
112v.
Roselie Constance (1895-1955)
113vi.
Paul William (1897-1960)
114vii.
Gladys Anna (1899-1983)
115viii.
Evelyn Grace (1900-)
42. Caroline Kirstine Poulsdatter (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 9 Oct 1866 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Caroline Kirstine was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 29 Nov 1866.11 Caroline Kirstine died in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 26 Nov 1866; she was <1.11 Buried on 2 Dec 1866 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11

43. Caroline Kirstine Poulsdatter (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 17 Sep 1867 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Caroline Kirstine was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 28 Sep 1867.11 Caroline Kirstine was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 29 Dec 1867.11 Caroline Kirstine died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 15 Jun 1944; she was 76.10 Buried on 17 Jun 1944 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Caroline Poulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in October or November 1887. She travelled to the United States on the SS Thingvalla from Copenhagen with her siblings Ivar Poulsen and Inger Poulsen. Caroline Paulsen was residing in Thisted, Thisted County when she emigrated. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be New York City. She registered as a servant (Tyende). She registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 25 October 1887. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1887, contract 362000)

Ivar, Caroline and Inger Poulsen arrived in the United States on 14 November 1887. The SS Thingvalla sailed from Copenhagen, Denmark via Christiana and Christiansand, Norway to New York City, New York. Ivar Poulsen was a painter. Inger and Caroline Poulsen were servants. Ivar Poulsen had three pieces of baggage. Caroline Poulsen had one pice of baggage while Inger Poulsen had no baggage. (M237-514, list number 1463, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957)

Peter Sørensen Stockholm emigrated from Denmark to the United States in July 1890. He travelled indirectly to the United States via Great Britain. Peter Stockholm was residing at Hillerød, Frederiksborg County when he emigrated. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. He registered as a trade or customs policeman (Handelsbetjent). He registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 8 July 1890. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1890, contract 448700)

The Jens and Hedewig Mathson, Peter and Caroline Stockholm, and Iver and Jeannie Paulsen families all resided at Felton Road, Woburn in 1900.

Peter and Caroline Stockholm with two children resided at Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. They had been married for seven years and had two children, both living. Peter Stockholm was a painter. He and his wife had immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and were naturalized. The two children were born in the Massachusetts. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1006, Woburn, p. 6A)

The 1910 U.S. federal census states that Peter and Caroline Stockholm with their four children resided at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They had been married for 15 years and had five children of whom four were living in 1910. Peter Stockholm was a house painter. He and his wife had immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and were naturalized. The four children were born in the Massachusetts. Caroline Stockholm's father Poul I. Kirkegaard resided with them. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was not naturalized. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1075, Woburn, p. 8B)

According to the 1920 U.S. federal census, Peter and Caroline Stockholm with their children resided at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their own home on which they had a mortgage. Peter Stockholm was a house painter. He and his wife had immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and were naturalized in 1896. Einar H. Stockholm was a stenographer for a railroad. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 544, Woburn, p. 11B)

Peter and Caroline Stockholm, their single children and married daughter and her husband resided at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They owned their own home on which was valued at US $9000.00. They owned a radio set. Peter Stockholm was a house painter and contractor. He and his wife had immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and were naturalized in 1896. Einar H. Stockholm was a stenographer for a railroad. Helen Stockholm was a clerk for an insurance company. Lillian Stockholm was a clerk at a library. Son-in-law Andrew Graley was a school teacher. (T626-931, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 551, Woburn, p. 6A)

On 6 Aug 1892 Caroline Kirstine married Peter Sørensen Stockholm, son of Rasmus Sørensen & Christiana Jespersen, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Born in 1862 in Thisted, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Peter died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, in Dec 1940; he was 78. Buried on 14 Dec 1940 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Occupation: Painter.

They had the following children:
116i.
Helen Kristine (1893-1967)
117ii.
Einar Harold (1894-1969)
118iii.
Emily P. (1900-1979)
119iv.
Lillian (1901-1902)
120v.
Lillian (1903-1977)
44. Caroline Petrine Poulsdatter (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 15 Jan 1869 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Caroline Petrine was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 23 Mar 1869.11 Caroline Petrine died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 12 Apr 1900; she was 31.10 Buried in Apr 1900 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Caroline Poulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in August 1890. She travelled to the United States indirectly via Great Britain. Caroline Poulsen was residing in Copenhagen when she emigrated. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. She registered as a servant (Tyende). She registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 7 August 1890. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1887, contract 488800).

Caroline Petrine Kirkegaard died at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts in the home of one of her siblings: Iver Paulsen, Hedevig Mathson or Caroline Kirstine Stockholm. She was a dressmaker.

45. Inger Steentoft Poulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 8 Dec 1870 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Inger Steentoft was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 25 Dec 1870.11 Inger Steentoft died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 20 Sep 1941; she was 70.10 Buried on 22 Sep 1941 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

On 7 Jun 1905 Inger Steentoft married Francis Wentworth McAdams, son of James McAdams & Sarah Bibber, in Winchester, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born on 5 Jan 1878 in Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Francis Wentworth died in Danvers, Essex Co., Massachusetts, in 1935; he was 56.10 Occupation: Toolmaker. They were divorced bef 1930.

Inger Poulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in October or November 1887. She travelled to the United States on the SS Thingvalla from Copenhagen with her siblings Ivar Poulsen and Caroline Poulsen. Inger Paulsen was residing in Thisted, Thisted County when she emigrated. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be New York City. She registered as a servant (Tyende). She registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 25 October 1887. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1887, contract 361900).

Ivar, Caroline and Inger Poulsen arrived in the United States on 14 November 1887. The SS Thingvalla sailed from Copenhagen, Denmark via Christiana and Christiansand, Norway to New York City, New York. Ivar Poulsen was a painter. Inger and Caroline Poulsen were servants. Ivar Poulsen had three pieces of baggage. Caroline Poulsen had one pice of baggage while Inger Poulsen had no baggage. (M237-514, list number 1463, New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957)

Inger Paulsen, her father Poul Kirkegaard and her brothers John and Christian Paulsen resided at 49 Irving Street, Winchester, Massachusetts according to the 1900 United States federal census. Inger Paulsen was a boarding house keeper. She immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and appears to have been naturalized by 1900. Paul Kirkegaard emigrated in 1898 was not naturalized. John Paulsen was a painter. He emigrated in 1891 and not naturalized. Christian Paulsen was a machinist. He emigrated in 1892 and not naturalized. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 995, Winchester, p. 11b)

Francis and Inger McAdams with their three children resided at 49 Irving Street, Winchester, Massachusetts according to the 1910 United States federal census. Francis McAdams was a machinist at an auto garage. Inger McAdams immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and appears to have been naturalized by 1910. Francis and Inger McAdams had been married five years, and she had given birth to three children, all living at census time. (T624-606, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1064, Winchester, p. 13b)

The 1920 United States federal census states that Francis and Inger McAdams with their four children resided at 93 Harvard Street, Winchester, Massachusetts. Francis McAdams was a machinist at an auto garage. Inger McAdams immigrated to the United States in 1890 from Denmark and was naturalized in 1905. Francis McAdams and the children were born in Massachusetts. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 532, Winchester, p. 7a)

Inger McAdams and the children resided at 2 Fells Road, Stoneham, Massachusetts according to the 1930 United States federal census. Although Francis McAdams was not there, the census indicates that Inger was married. She had been married for 34 years. They owned their own home which was valued at US $7000.00. They owned a radio set. Ralph McAdams was an accountant, his sister Clarissa a stenographer, and brother Robert an automobile mechanic. Inger McAdams immigrated to the United States in 1887 from Denmark and was naturalized. (T626-929, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 469, Stoneham, p. 18a)

Francis W. McAdams resided at 463A West Broadway, Boston, Massachusetts accoprding to the 1930 United States federal census. He was a lodger in the household of Joseph Normandy. Francis McAdams indicated that he was divorced. He was a foreman in an auto repair shop. (T626-946, Massachusetts, Suffolk Co., ED 281, Boston ward 6, p. 5A)

They had the following children:
121i.
Ralph Gordon (1906-1974)
122ii.
Clarissa Helen (1907-1980)
123iii.
Ernest Wentworth (1909-1932)
124iv.
Robert Francis (1911-1976)
46. Karl Klit Paulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 1 Jun 1873 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Karl Klit was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 6 Jul 1873.11 Karl Klit died in Massachusetts on 2 Jun 1944; he was 71.10 Buried on 5 Jun 1944 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

On 22 Apr 1903 Karl Klit married Katherine Jensen Nelsen, daughter of Louis (Lewis) Nelsen & Christine Jensen, in Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born in 1878 in Thisted amt, Denmark. Katherine Jensen died in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, on 6 Jan 1947; she was 69.10 Buried on 8 Jan 1947 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Karl Paulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in April 1899. He travelled to the United States via Great Britain with his father Poul Kirkegaard, his brother John Paulsen and cousin Ottomine Petrine Pedersen. Karl Paulsen was residing in Thisted, Thisted County when he emigrated. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. He registered as a miller (Møller). He registered with the Danish police in Copenhagen on 14 April 1899. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1899, contract 83000)

Carl Paulsen resided in the household of his sister Carolina Stockholm at Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. He was a painter. Carl Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1899 and was not yet naturalized. (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1006, Woburn, p. 6A)

The Jens and Hedewig Mathson, the Peter and Caroline Stockholm, and the Iver and Jeannie Paulsen families all resided at Felton Road, Woburn in 1900.

Carl and Catherine Folsom [Paulsen] with their four children resided at 113 Salem Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1910 U.S. federal census. They had been married for seven years. Catherine Paulsen had four children all of who were living in 1910. Carl Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1898 and was not yet naturalized. Catherine Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was not yet naturalized. The children were born in Massachusetts. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1006, Woburn, p. 12A)

The 1920 U.S. federal census states that Carl and Catherine Paulsen with their four children resided at 4 Sherman Place [Sherman Terrace], Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their own house on which they still had a mortgage. Carl Paulsen was a house painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1899 and was not yet naturalized. Catherine Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1891 and was not yet naturalized. The children were born in Massachusetts. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 543, Woburn, p. 11A)

Carl and Catherine Paulsen with their son Gordon resided at 4 Sherman Terrace, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census . They owned their own house which was valued at US $5000.00. They owned a radio set. Carl Paulsen was painter in a shop. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1899 and was not yet naturalized. Catherine Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1891 and was not yet naturalized. They had a boarder Mable Dorherty and her baby as part of the household. (T626-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 550, Woburn, p. 14B)

The 1940 United States census states that Carl and Katherine Paulsen with a daughter, a son[-n-law], and a [grand]daughter resided at 4 Sherman Court, Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their home which was valued at USD 7500.00. Carl Paulsen was a house panter who earned USD 800.00 in 1939. Alton Worley was a clerk in a retail grocer who earned USD 1040 in 1939. Carl and Katherine Paulsen were born in Denmark and were aliens. Cleora, Alton and Audrey Worley resided in Boston, Massachusetts in 1935. (Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 9-649, Woburn ward 4, p. 23B)

They had the following children:
125i.
Cleora Marie (1904-1998)
126ii.
Gertrude Christina (1906-1985)
127iii.
Helen Louisa (1908-1934)
128iv.
Gordon Klit (1910-1990)
47. Johannes (John) Paulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 27 Mar 1875 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Johannes (John) was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 25 Apr 1875.11 Johannes (John) died in Boston, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, on 10 Dec 1936; he was 61.10 Buried on 9 Jan 1937 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Johannes Paulsen was apparently returning from Denmark to the United States in April 1899. He travelled to the United States via Great Britain with his father Poul Kirkegaard, his brother Karl Paulsen and cousin Ottomine Petrine Pedersen, all of whom were emigrating. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. He was registered as a farmer (Landmand). He registered with the Danish police in Copenhagen on 14 April 1899. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1899, contract 83100)

Inger Paulsen, her father Poul Kirkegaard and her brothers John and Christian Paulsen resided at 49 Irving Street, Winchester, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. Inger Paulsen was a boarding house keeper. She immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and appears to have been naturalized by 1900. Paul Kirkegaard emigrated in 1898 was not naturalized. John Paulsen was a painter. He emigrated in 1891 and not naturalized. Christian Paulsen was a machinist. He emigrated in 1892 and not naturalized. (T623-668, ED 995, p. 11b)

According to the 1910 census, John and Ellen Paulsen with their daughter resided 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. John Paulsen was a house painter. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was not naturalized. Ellen Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1908 and was not naturalized. (T624-607, ED 1075, p. 8b)

The 1920 U.S. federal states that John and Ellen Paulsen with their daughters resided at 18 Whiton Avenue, Quincy, Massachusetts. They did not own their own home. John Paulsen was a painter in the Quincy Shipyards. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was naturalized in 1896. Ellen Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1907 and was naturalized in 1910. The children were born in Massachusetts. (T625-723, ED 229, p. 1a)

John and Ellen Paulsen with their three children resided at 103 Pine Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They rented their home which was US $30.00 per month. They owned a radio set. John Paulsen was a painter. Elsa and Edith Paulsen were clerks for insurance companies. John Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was naturalized. Ellen Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1908 and was naturalized. (T626-931, ED 551, p. 8b)

John Paulsen was a house painter. He played the cello and participated in the orchestra that was formed by his brothers Iver, Carl, Christian and Martin Paulsen. Later he was part of the Paulsen String Quartet which played on radio station WGI out of Medford, Massachusetts in the 1920s. The Paulsen String Quartet included his brothers Iver on the 1st violin and viola, Christian on the viola and Martin on the 2nd violin. The quartet ended when he was killed in a car accident in 1936.

On 22 Jun 1904 Johannes (John) first married Lena Nelsen, daughter of Louis (Lewis) Nelsen & Christine Jensen, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born abt 13 Jul 1881 in Thisted amt, Denmark. Lena died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 1 Dec 1907; she was 26.10 Buried on 3 Dec 1907 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.


On 3 Jul 1909 Johannes (John) second married Ellen Laura Amelia Jensen Bosselman, daughter of Hans Jensen & Maria D. Bosselmann, in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born on 1 Jul 1888 in København, Denmark. Ellen Laura Amelia died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 28 Sep 1971; she was 83.10 Buried on 4 Oct 1971 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Ellen Laura Amalie Jensen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in September 1907. She travelled to the United States via Great Britain. When she emigrated, Ellen Jensen was residing in Copenhagen where she had been born. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. She registered with the Danish police in Copenhagen on 10 September 1907. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1907, contract 362700)

They had the following children:
129i.
Elsa Maria (1910-1987)
130ii.
Edith Heloise (1911-2000)
131iii.
John Robert Ph.D. (1924-2011)
48. Knud Christian Paulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1) . Born on 10 May 1876 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Knud Christian was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 9 Jul 1876.11 Knud Christian died in Fair Lawn, Bergen Co., New Jersey, on 30 Oct 1945; he was 69.

NOTE: Knud Christian Poulsen was known as Christian Paulsen after he immigrated to the United States in 1891.

Christian Paulsen, his father Poul Kirkegaard, and his siblings Inger and John Paulsen resided at 49 Irving Street, Winchester, Massachusetts according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. Inger Paulsen was a boarding house keeper. She immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1887 and appears to have been naturalized by 1900. Paul Kirkegaard emigrated in 1898 was not naturalized. John Paulsen was a painter. He emigrated in 1891 and not naturalized. Christian Paulsen was a machinist. He emigrated in 1892 and not naturalized. (T623-668, ED 995, p. 11b)

Christian Poulsen travelled from Denmark to the United States via Great Britain in December 1901. He was residing in the United States and was returning there. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. Christian Poulsen registered as a machinist (Maskinist). He registered with the emigration police at Copenhagen on 17 December 1901. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1901, contract 415300)

According to the 1910 U.S. federal census, Christian and Sarah Paulsen resided at 268 Carroll Street, Brooklyn, New York. They had been married two years and had no children by the time of the census. Christian Paulsen was a machinist. He immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1891 and was naturalized. Sarah Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Canada in 1905 and was jot yet naturalized. (T624-961, ED 217, p. 2a)

The 1920 U.S. federal census states that Christian and Sarah E. Paulsen with their daughter resided at 6 Oliver Street, Rahway, New Jersey. They did not own the home in which they lived. Christian Paulsen was a designer at a music box company. The census erroneously states that he was born at Denver, Colorado. Sarah Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Québec, Canada and was naturalized. Their daughter Sarah A. Paulsen was born in New Jersey. (T625-1071, ED 144, p. 7a)

Christian and Sarah Paulsen with their daughter resided at 197 Sixth Street, Clifton, Passaic Co., New Jersey according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They owned their own home which was values at US $8000.00. Christian Paulsen was a mechanic in the printing industry. The census (incorrectly) states that Christian and Sarah Paulsen immigrated to the United States in 1912. He came from Denmark, and she came from Canada. They were both naturalized. (T626-1376, ED 99, p. 12a)

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On 21 Dec 1907 Knud Christian married Sarah Elizabeth Elliott , daughter of Samuel Elliott & Sarah Johnston, in Salem, Essex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born on 9 Jun 1887 in East Clifton, Compton Co., Québec. Sarah Elizabeth died in Radburn, Fair Lawn, Bergen Co., New Jersey, on 14 Nov 1970; she was 83.

They had one child:
132i.
Sara Alene (1913-1988)
49. Dosine Marie Poulsdatter (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 9 Apr 1879 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Dosine Marie was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 25 Apr 1879.11 Dosine Marie died in Winchester, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 5 Sep 1904; she was 25.10 Buried on 7 Sep 1904 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

Dusine Poulsen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in 1896. She travelled to the United States via Great Britain. Dusine Paulsen was residing in Thisted, Thisted County when she emigrated. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. She registered as a young lady (Frøken). (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1896, contract 164600).

About 1900, Dusine Poulsen resided at Madison Ave, Winchester, Massachusetts according to her brother Christian Paulsen's address book. (source: Larry Hornby)

Dusina Paulson appears in the 1900 U.S. federal census. She was a household servant to the Passton? Family who resided at 13 Madison Ave, Winchester, Mass. The census states that she was born in January 1879 and that she immigrated to the United States in 1895. (T623-668, Mass.: Winchester, ED 996, p. 20B)

Dosine Marie Paulsen died of pulmonary tuberculosis which she had for one year.

50. Niels Christian Poulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1). Born on 13 Jun 1880 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Niels Christian was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 25 Jul 1880.11 Niels Christian died in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 24 Jan 1882; he was 1.11 Buried on 29 Jan 1882 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11

51. Poul (Paul) Martin Paulsen (Poul Iversen Kirkegaard5, Helvig Kirstine Jensdatter4, Jens Nielsen3, Niels Jensen Habeck2, Jens Christensen Habek1) . Born on 18 Jun 1881 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Poul (Paul) Martin was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 14 Aug 1881.11 Poul (Paul) Martin died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 10 May 1931; he was 49.10,20 Buried on 9 Jan 1937 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.20

In the 1890s prior to immigrating from Denmark to the United States, Poul Martin Poulsen resided at Rømersgade 27, 4. Sal (4th Floor), København and later Valdemarsgade 49, 2. Sal (2nd floor), København. In January 1900, he resided at Oehlenschlægersgade 42, København. These addresses come from his brother Christian Poulsen’s address book. (source: Larry Hornby)

Paul Martin Paulsen and his fiancé Helga Marie Elisabeth Jensen Bosselman immigrated to the United States from Denmark in March 1904. They sailed on the S.S. Saxonia which sailed from Liverpool, England on 14 March 1904. They arrived in the port of Boston, Massachusetts on 25 March 1904. Paul Martin Paulsen was a musician according to the passenger manifest. He and Helga Jensen had departed from Copenhagen, Denmark and were headed to his father’s home at Winchester, Massachusetts. They had $45.00. Paul Martin Paulsen had been to Boston in 1896-1899. (National Archives, Washington, D.C.: Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943; T843, roll 71)

According to the 1910 U.S. federal census, Paul M. and Helga Paulsen with their children resided at 1740 Washington Street, Boston, Massachusetts. They had been married four years. Paul and Helga Paulsen immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1904 and were not yet naturalized. He was a violin and piano teacher. Their two children were born in Massachusetts. (T624-618, Massachusetts, Suffolk Co., ED 1140, Boston, p. 11B)

Paul M. and Helga M. Paulsen with their four children resided at Munroe Avenue, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1920 U.S. federal census. They did not own their own home. Paul M. Paulsen was musician who also taught music. He and his wife Helga immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1897 and 1895 respectively and were not yet naturalized. The children were born in the Massachusetts. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 544, Woburn, p. 11A)

The 1930 U.S. federal census states that Paul M. and Helga M. Paulsen with three of their children resided at 165 Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They did own their own home which was valued at US $3000.00. Paul M. Paulsen was musician who also taught music. Norman Paulsen was telegraph clerk. He and his wife Helga immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1904 and were not yet naturalized. The children were born in the Massachusetts. (1930-931, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 551, Woburn, p. 12A)

Helga Marie Elizabeth Paulsen of 165 Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts was naturalized at the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts on 21 March 1932. (No. 3456259, petition no. 135570)

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On 7 Jun 1906 Poul (Paul) Martin married Helga Marie Elisabeth Jensen Bosselman, daughter of Hans Jensen & Maria D. Bosselmann, in Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.10 Born on 29 Jul 1883 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Helga Marie Elisabeth died in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, on 20 Feb 1935; she was 51.10 Buried on 9 Jan 1937 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.20

Helga Marie Elisabeth Jensen emigrated from Denmark to the United States in March 1904. She travelled to the United States via Great Britain with her fiancé Poul Martin Poulsen. When she emigrated, Helga Jensen was residing in Copenhagen where she had been born. Her stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. She registered with the Danish police in Copenhagen on 10 March 1904. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1904, contract 88000)

They had the following children:
133i.
Hans Iver (1908-1995)
134ii.
Norman Ingvar (1910-1993)
135iii.
Irma Helen (1914-1967)
136iv.
Betty Helouise (1919-2010)
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