Sixth Generation
Sixth Generation
Family of Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit (18) & Maren Christensdatter Kold
36. Thomas Larsen Klit (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1) . Born on 6 Jan 1788 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark.3 Thomas was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 7 Jan 1788.3 Thomas was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 26 Jan 1788.3 Thomas died in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 13 Aug 1874; he was 86.5 Buried on 21 Aug 1874 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.5 Occupation: Farmer and miller.

Prior to 1816 Peder Hansen Koldkjær owned Skjelsgaard farm. His heirs sold Skjelsgaard in 1816 to Jens Christensen Søegaard who in turn sold the property to Thomas Larsen Klit for 13,000 Danish rigsdaler so that Jens Søegaard's niece Maren Hansdatter Østergaard could stay living on the farm. She had been the wife to Peder Hansen Koldkjær for only one year when he died. She was married to Thomas Larsen Klit when he bought Skjelsgaard.

According to the 1816 Tved marriage records, bachelor Thomas Larsen Klit, owner of Skjelsgaard, age 28, and Maren Hansdatter, widow of deceased Kolkjær at Skjelsgaard, age 31, were married 15 November [1816]. The best men were Jens Christensen Söegaard from Nörtorp and farmer Anders Christensen Smed from Idasminde. Jens Christen Søegaard was present the previous year at the marriage of Maren Hansdatter Østergaard and the prior owner of Skjlesgaard, Peder Hansen Koldjær. Anders Christen Smed was a paternal first cousin of Thomas Larsen Klit and was married to his sister Anne Larsdatter Klit.

In 1834 Thomas Larsen Klit was separated from his wife (separeret fra sin kone) according to the census. He resided at Skjelsgaard in Nørby village, Tved parish, Thisted County. His future wife Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter resided in the same household with his children according to the 1834 Danish census. Dorthe was the housekeeper (husholderske). Also residing in the household was Jens Peter Jensen, a servant farm hand (tjenestekarl).

When Thomas Laren Klit married Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter, the marriage record in the Tved church register referred to Thomas as separated (Separeret Mand). Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter was unmarried.

The 1840 Danish census indicates that Thomas Larsen Klitte and his family resided on a farm in Sønderby village, Tved parish. He was married to Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter. The children from his previous marriage as well as his current marriage resided in the household. Thomas Larsen was described as a farmer who operated the windmill used as a public grist mil (Gaardmand, har en Vindmølle til Offentlig Maling) (presuming a valid translation of the Danish). Also residing in the household were three servants (Tjenestefolk): Peder Christian Mortensen, age 30, Karen Nielsdatter, age 17; and Jens Jensen Thorgaard, age 18.

In 1845 Thomas Larsen and his wife Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter resided at Skjelsgaard in the parish of Tved, Hillerslev district, Thisted County. Thomas Larsen was a miller and a farmer. Apparently the family was doing well because the 1845 census states that there were four servants (Tjenestefolk) in the household: Niels Thomsen age 21 from the parish of Nors; Jens Jensen age 22, Karen Nielsdatter age 21 and Karen Bertelsdatter age 21, all from the parish Ræhr.

The 1850 Danish census states that Thomas Larsen Klitte, his wife Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter, their five children and his two adult sons (from his first marriage) resided at Skjelsdaard, Nørby village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County. Thomas Larsen Klitte was a farm owner (Gaardmand). He presided of a large household including his divorced first wife Maren Hansdatter and her daughter Inger Marie Pedersdatter (who were both maintained at Skjelsberg, part of the Skjelegaards property), a foster son (Pleiesøn) Thomas Peter Andersen, a mill assistant (Møllerkarl) Jens Jensen from neighbouring Ræhr parish, and six farm servants from Tved and neighbouring parishes. Thomas Larsen Klitte was born at Sejerslev, [Morsø Nørre district,] Thisted County. His wife Dorthe Marie Nielsdatter, his seven children from both marriages, and his first wife's daughter were born in the parish. His former wife Maren Hansdatter was born at neighbouring Nors parish.

In 1855 the Danish census states that Thomas Klitte, his wife Dorthe Marie Nielsen and their five children resided at Skjelsgaard, in the parish of Tved, Hillerslev district, Thisted County. Thomas Klitte was born in Sejerslev, Thisted County. His wife and child were born at Tved.

The 1870 Danish census states that Thomas Larsen and his wife Dorthea Marie Nielsen resided at Nordre (Northern) Skjelsgaard, Norby village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County. They were members of their son Jacob Christian Thomsen's household. Thomas Larsen was retired and was born at Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre district, Thisted County. Dorthea Marie Nielsen was born at Norby village in the parish.

In 1880 Dortea Maria Nielsen resided in her son Jacob Thomsen's household at Nørby village, Tved parish, Thisted County. The census states that she was a widow who was under his care (der af ham forsørges).

On 15 Nov 1816 Thomas first married Maren Hansdatter Østergaard, daughter of Hans Christensen Østergaard & Karen Jeppesdatter Rysgaard, in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Born abt Dec 1785 in Nors, Hillerslev herred, Dueholm Ørem og Vestervig amt, Denmark. Maren was baptized in Nors, Hillerslev herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 18 Dec 1785.6 Maren died in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 28 Jan 1858; she was 72.5 Buried on 9 Feb 1858 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.5 They were divorced abt 1826 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.

According to the 1785 Nors birth and baptismal records, on 18 December 1785 was christened Hans Østergrd's daughter Maren. Godparents: Christen Lund's wife, Jens Brunsgrd's wife, Poul Ferregrd, Jens Hvass and Christian Söegaard [her first cousin whose father Jens Chrisensen Dige Søegaard was later involved in Skjelsgaard ownership].

Maren Hansgaard resided at Nørtorp, Ræhr parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County according to the 1801 Danish census. She was a member of the household her maternal aunt Kirstin Jeppesdatter and uncle Jens Christensen [Dige].

In 1834 the Danish census referred to Maren Hansdatter as separated (separeret). She was described as separated from Skjelsgaard owner [Thomas Larsen Klit], who is providing for her with accommodation and support (separeret fra Skjelsgaards ejer, der forsørger hende med aftægt). She and her daughter Inger Marie Pedersdatter (age six) resided at Nørbye village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County.

Maren Hansdatter and her daughter Inger Marie Pedersdatter (age 12) were enumerated in the 1840 Danish census. They resided at Sønderbye village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted Co. Maren Hansdatter's marital status is described as widow (enke) while her household position is described as 'divorced-widow' (aftægts-enke) of which Skjelsgaard is providing her maintenance (der af Skjelsgaards ejer forsørges).

In 1845 Maren Hansdatter and her daughter Inger Marie Pedersdatter (age 17) were enumerated in the Danish census. They resided at Sønderbye village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted Co. Maren Hansdatter's marital status is described as widow (enke) while her household position is described as 'divorced-wife' (aftægts-kone). The census states that Maren was born at Nors parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted Co.

Maren Hansdatter and her daughter Inger Marie Pedersdatter were members of their own hosehold which was supported by that of her former husband Thomas Larsen Klitte at Skjelsgaard, Tved parish according to the 1850 Danish census. However, they were maintained in household called Skjelsberg which was part of Skjelsgaard.

They had the following children:
61i.
Peder Koldkjær (1817-1868)
62ii.
Lars Christian (1818-1899)
63iii.
Caroline Kirstine (1820-1844)
64iv.
Hans (1822-1887)
65v.
Jens (1824-)

On 2 Jan 1835 Thomas second married Dorthea Marie Nielsdatter , daughter of Niels Jacobsen & Helene Andersdatter, in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.5 Born in Apr 1803 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Dorthea Marie was baptized in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 24 Apr 1803.5 Dorthea Marie died in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 17 Mar 1890; she was 86.5 Buried on 26 Mar 1890 in Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.5

Dorethe Marie Nielsdatter was baptized at Tved on the 2nd Sunday after Easter, 24 April 1803.

They had the following children:
66i.
Nicolai (1835-1915)
67ii.
Knud Christian (1836-1836)
68iii.
Marie Heluise (1839-1899)
69iv.
Jacob Christian (1841->1921)
70v.
Caroline Kirstine (1844-1868)
71vi.
Anton (1846-1882)
37. Johanne Larsdatter Klit (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 17 May 1789 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark.3 Johanne was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 18 May 1789.3 Johanne was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 28 May 1789.3 Johanne died in Feggesund, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 30 May 1844; she was 55.7,8 Buried on 16 Jun 1844 in Arup, Vester Han Herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.7

The parish records of Thisted state that Johanne Larsdatter Klit and her daughters Mariane Jensby and Kirsten Marie Jensby drowned in the Feggesund when the ferry sank. They had just attended the funeral of Anna Elizabeth Lauritsdatter, the wife of Johanne Larsdatter's brother Anders Larsen. The Arup parish register states that Johanne Larsdatter was found on 13 June and buried 16 June 1844.

According to an inquiry, the Feggesund ferry sprung a leak. Some of the men were rescued, but a number of the women in their big dresses drowned helplessly and were gradually found over a longer period afterwards.

On 23 Nov 1816 Johanne married Peder Nielsen Jensby in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3 Born abt 1788 in Jørsby, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørem of Vestervig amt, Denmark.

Peter Jensby was a copyholder in Skinnerup before 1816.

The 1834 Danish census states that Peder Jensbye, his wife Johanne Larsdatter and their five children resided at Veierslev village, Vejerslev parish, Morso Sonder district, Thisted County.  Peder Jensbye was a farmer with his own property or small holder (Husmand, lever af sin jordlod).

According to the 1840 Danish census, Peder Jensby, his wife Johanne Larsdatter Klith and four of their children resided at Forstaden Østen Bye (village), Thisted Købstad (market town), Hundborg district, Thisted County.  The children were recorded with the surname Jensbye.  Peder Jensbye was a labourer (Arbeidsmand).

Peder Jensye and two daughter resided Nørregade, Thisted Købstad (market town), Hundborg district, Thisted County according to the 1845 Danish census.  He was a widower (Enkemand) and a [road] paver (Brolaegger).

They had the following children:
72i.
Mariane (1821-1844)
73ii.
Kirsten Marie (1823-1844)
74iii.
Nicoline (1825-)
75iv.
76v.
38. Knud Larsen (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 21 Mar 1791 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark.3 Knud was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 21 Mar 1791.3 Knud was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 17 Apr 1791.3 Knud died in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 12 Apr 1803; he was 12.3 Buried on 17 Apr 1803 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3

39. Anne Larsdatter Klitte (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 3 Dec 1792 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark.3 Anne was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 4 Dec 1792.3 Anne was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 6 Jan 1793.3 Anne died in Feggesund, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 30 May 1844; she was 51.1,8 Buried on 19 Jun 1844 in Skinnerup, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.1

The Skinnerup parish records state that Anne Larsdatter drowned on 30 May at age 52 in Feggesund and was buried 19 June 1844. She is told to be farmer A. Christensen Smed's wife in Skinnerup at Idasminde. Along with Anne Larsdatter, her daughter Nicoline Andersdatter, age 25, and sister Johanne Larsdatter with two daughters drowned.

According to an inquiry, the Feggesund ferry sprung a leak. Some of the men were rescued, but a number of the women in their big dresses drowned helplessly and were gradually found over a longer period afterwards.

On 5 Nov 1814 Anne married Anders Christensen Smed (43) , son of 20. Christen Andersen Smed & Maren Nielsdatter Gade, in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3 Born abt Dec 1788 in Skinnerup, Hundborg herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark. Anders was baptized in Skinnerup, Hundborg herred, Dueholm Ørum og Vestervig amt, Denmark, on 26 Dec 1788.1 Anders died in Skinnerup, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 23 Aug 1864; he was 75.1 Buried on 1 Sep 1864 in Skinnerup, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.1

According to the 1834 Danish census, Anders Christensen Smed, his wife Ane Larsdatter and their seven children resided at Iddesminde farm, Skinnerup parish, Hundborg district, Thisted County.  The children were recorded with the surname Smedt.  Anders Christensen Smedt was a farmer (Gaardmand).  Two servants / farm workers (Tjenestefolk) resided in the household: Lars Andersen, age 29 and single; and Christen Nørgaard Nielsen, age 19 and single.

Anders Christensen Smed, his wife Ane Larsdatter and six of their children resided at Iddesminde farm, Skinnerup parish, Hundborg district, Thisted County according to the 1840 Danish census, .  Anders Christensen Smed was a farmer (Gaardmand).  One servant boy / farm worker (Tjenestekarl) resided in the household: Niels Michelsen, age 21 and single.

The 1845 Danish census states that the widower (Enkemand) Anders Christensen Smedt and five of his children resided at Idesminde farm, Skinnerup parish, Hundborg district, Thisted County.  Some children are recorded with surname Smedt and others with Andersen or Andersdatter.  Anders Christensen Smed was a farmer (Gaardmand).  All members of the family were born in the parish.

According to the 1850 Danish census,  widower (Enkemand) Anders Christensen Smedt and five of his children resided at Idasminde farm, Skinnerup parish, Hundborg district, Thisted County.  The children are recorded with surname Smedt.  Anders Christensen Smedt was a head of household and widower (Huusfader og Enkemand).

They had the following children:
77i.
78ii.
79iii.
Nicoline (1819-1844)
80iv.
81v.
82vi.
Christen (1826-)
83vii.
Kirstine Marie (1833-1897)
40. Anders Larsen Fæggeklit (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 23 Aug 1794 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Anders was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 24 Aug 1794. Anders was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 5 Oct 1794. Anders died in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 18 Apr 1847; he was 52. Buried on 29 Apr 1847 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.

1834 census, Hesselberg by, Sejerslev


1845 census Feggeklit, Sejerslev

Anders Larsen Klit had been attempting to buy the Feggesund ferry. He had several fights with the ferry owners.

On 31 May 1823 Anders married Ane Elisabeth Larsdatter in Ørding, Morsø Sønder herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Born abt Nov 1800 in Ørding, Morsø Sønder herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Ane Elisabeth was baptized in Ørding, Morsø Sønder herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 30 Nov 1800. Ane Elisabeth died in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 22 May 1844; she was 43. Buried on 29 May 1844 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.

The parish record of Anna Elisabeth Lauritzdatter's death states "She is told to be farmer Anders Larsen's wife in Feggeklit, to be born in Ørding and to have hung herself."

They had the following children:
84i.
Lars Klit (1824-1877)
85ii.
Margrethe (1825-1889)
86iii.
Marianne (1827-1872)
87iv.
Lars Andreas (1830-1909)
88v.
Anders Christian (1832-1912)
89vi.
Nicolai (1834-1835)
90vii.
91viii.
Thomas Peter (1839-1882)
92ix.
stillborn (Stillborn) (1843-1843)
93x.
stillborn (Stillborn) (1843-1843)
41. Jens Christian Larsen Klit (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 25 Feb 1797 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3 Jens Christian was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 19 Mar 1797.3 Jens Christian died in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 5 Dec 1853; he was 56.9 Buried on 15 Dec 1853 in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.9

Jens Khristian Larsen was a farmer at Barup, Erslev parish.

On 28 Nov 1823 Jens Christian first married Karen Michelsdatter Have in Solbjerg, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.10 Born abt Sep 1799 in Solbjerg, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.10 Karen was baptized in Solbjerg, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 3 Oct 1799.10 Karen died in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 26 Feb 1838; she was 38.9 Buried on 11 Mar 1838 in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.9


On 9 Oct 1838 Jens Christian second married Kirsten Marie Jensdatter in Frøslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Born abt 1811 in Frøslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Kirsten Marie died in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 24 Nov 1846; she was 35.9 Buried on 6 Dec 1846 in Erslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.9


On 23 Jul 1848 Jens Christian third married Maren Andersdatter in Frøslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.11 Born abt 1811 in Øster Assels, Morsø Sønder herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Maren died aft 1880; she was 69.

42. Maren Kierstine Larsdatter (Laurs (Laurits) Andersen Fægge Klit5, Anders Christensen Smed / Boersen4, Christen Andersen Boersen3, Anders Thomsen Boersen2, Thomas -sen1). Born on 1 May 1801 in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3 Maren Kierstine was baptized in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 25 May 1801.3 Maren Kierstine died in Flade, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 14 Dec 1866; she was 65.12 Buried on 21 Dec 1866 in Flade, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.12

On 3 Nov 1823 Maren Kierstine first married Peder Christian Larsen in Sejerslev, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.3 Born on 25 Feb 1797 in Arup, Vester Han Herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.7 Peder Christian died in Sundby, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 13 Apr 1834; he was 37.13 Buried on 20 Apr 1834 in Sundby, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.13


On 19 Sep 1834 Maren Kierstine second married Niels Hansen in Sundby, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Born abt 1804 in Rakkeby, Morsø Sønder herred, Thisted amt, Denmark. Niels died in Flade, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark, on 26 Dec 1873; he was 69. Buried on 2 Jan 1874 in Flade, Morsø Nørre herred, Thisted amt, Denmark.

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