Kenneth Stuart Paulsen Ahnentafel / Anetavle / Ancestor Table
Kenneth Stuart Paulsen Ahnentafel / Anetavle / Ancestor Table
First Generation
1. Kenneth Stuart Paulsen Ph.D. (Living)

FatherRobert Paulsen (2 Jun 1933-6 May 1999)
OccupationHistorian; Loan Administrator, Professor
EducationU.Mass. Amherst (B.A.); Northeastern Univ. (M.A.); U.Maine Orono (Ph.D.)
SpouseDavid Valentine (Living)
Second Generation
2. Robert Paulsen

Birth2 Jun 1933, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Death6 May 1999, Burlington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Burial15 May 1999, Burlington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherIver Emanuel Paulsen (4 Mar 1901-20 May 1985)
MotherBernice Alvira White (18 Apr 1908-4 Nov 1956)
3. Hope Marie Boehner (Living)

FatherRaymond Kenneth Boehner (18 Nov 1903-28 Aug 1992)
MotherRhoda Gertrude Hyson (9 Jul 1906-12 Nov 2000)
Third Generation
4. Iver Emanuel Paulsen

Birth4 Mar 1901, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Death20 May 1985, Yarmouth, Yarmouth Co., Nova Scotia2
FatherIver Paulsen (17 Dec 1863-18 Oct 1957)
MotherEdla Jeannette Hallin (29 Apr 1876-22 Jan 1952)
Iver E. and Bernice E. Paulsen with their son Stuart resided at 22 Leonard Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They did not own their own home and paid US $40.00 per month in rent. Iver Paulsen was the proprietor of a paint shop. (T626-931, Massachusetts, Middlkesex Co., ED 545, Woburn, p. 10A)

The 1940 United States census states that Iver and Bernice Paulsen with two sons resided at 73 Green Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They rented their home for USD 25.00 per month. Iver Paulsen was a painting contractor with his own business. His 1939 income was not provided to the census. (T627-1622, Massachusetts, Middlesex, ED 9-642, Woburn ward 2, p. 6A)
SpouseBernice Alvira White (18 Apr 1908-4 Nov 1956)
Marriage8 Oct 1927, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
5. Bernice Alvira White
Birth18 Apr 1908, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Death4 Nov 1956, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
FatherJames Nelson White (1 Mar 1872-6 Jun 1936)
MotherChristina Stewart (29 Aug 1879-25 Mar 1970)
6. Raymond Kenneth Boehner
Birth18 Nov 1903, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2,3,4
Death28 Aug 1992, Wareham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts3
Burial31 Aug 1992, Holliston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherNathan Ephraim Boehner (21 Oct 1877-29 Oct 1957)
MotherGertrude Melissa Arabella Hiltz (6 Jun 1881-25 May 1963)
Raymond K. and Rhoda G. Boehner with their two daughters resided at 26 Bigelow Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. Earl Heyson, Rhoda's brother resided with them. They rented their apartment for US $42.00 per month. Raymond Boehner was a labourer in a soap factory. He immigrated to the United States in 1924. Rhoda Boehner immigrated to the United States in 1923. Earl Heyson immigrated to the United States in 1921. Earl Heyson was a labourer in a bakery. All three were born in Nova Scotia, Canada. Daughters Dorothy G. and Hope M. Boehner were born in Massachusetts. (T626-915, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 35, Somerville, p. 11A)

The 1940 United States federal census states that Raymond and Rhoda Boehner with two daughters resided at 59 Hawthorne Street, Somerville, Massachusetts. They rented their home for USD 25.00 per month. Raymond Boehner was a stationary engineer in a soap factory. He earned USD 1500.00 in 1939. Raymond, Rhoda and Dorothy Boehner were born in Canada and were not naturalized. (Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 21-89, Somerville ward 6, block 465, p. 5B)
SpouseRhoda Gertrude Hyson (9 Jul 1906-12 Nov 2000)
Marriage3 Jul 1926, Newton, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
7. Rhoda Gertrude Hyson
Birth9 Jul 1906, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death12 Nov 2000, North Billerica, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
Burial16 Nov 2000, Holliston, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherRobert Turner Hyson (4 Nov 1864-6 Jun 1931)
MotherMartha Matilda Zwicker (1 Mar 1874-9 Sep 1958)
Fourth Generation
8. Iver Paulsen
Birth17 Dec 1863, Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark5
Death18 Oct 1957, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Burial25 Oct 1957, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherPoul Iversen Kirkegaard (3 Jul 1837-9 Nov 1918)
MotherMarie Heluise Thomsdatter (24 Feb 1839-16 Jan 1899)
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)
SpouseEdla Jeannette Hallin (29 Apr 1876-22 Jan 1952)
Marriage12 Dec 1896, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
9. Edla Jeannette Hallin
Birth29 Apr 1876, Kristinehamn, Värmlands län, Sweden6
Death22 Jan 1952, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Burial24 Jan 1952, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherEmanuel Andersson Hallin (4 May 1834-24 Jan 1906)
MotherEmma Karolina Sandelin (22 Jul 1847-14 Feb 1922)
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.
10. James Nelson White
Birth1 Mar 1872, Maitland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
Death6 Jun 1936, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
FatherAndrew White (abt Jul 1846-27 Dec 1892)
MotherMary Elizabeth Oickle (14 Nov 1851-May 1875)
James White was enumerated in the 1891 Canadian census (Kings 37-19 [Millville], p. 8). He resided in the household of his uncle John White. He was a labourer. He and his uncle's family were Baptists.

James N. White was stationed at Carigara, Leyte, Philippine Islands according to the 1900 U.S. federal census. He was a cook in the Company F, 43rd Infantry Regiment of the United States Army. His residence in the United States was 79 Greene Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. He was born in March 1873 in Nova Scotia. (T623-1841, Military and Naval Forces Philippine Islands, Leyte, ED 196, Caragara, p. 8A)

The 1900 U.S. federal census states that Christina Stewart resided at 114 Highland Road, Winchester, Massachusetts. She was servant doing housework in the household of Sandford Leland. Christina White immigrated to the United from Canada in 1896 and was not yet naturalized (T623-668, Massachusetts, Middlesex, ED 996, Woburn, p. 10B)

James and Christina White with their children resided at 75 Green Street, Woburn, Massachusetts according to the 1910 U.S. federal census. They had been married for eight years and had four children, all of whom were alive in 1910. James White was a carpenter doing odd jobs. He immigrated to the United States from Canada in 1895 and was naturalized. Christina White immigrated to the United from Canada in 1891 [1901?] and was not yet naturalized. (T624-607, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 1069, Woburn, p. 4A)

According to the 1920 U.S. federal census, James and Christina White with their children resided at 88 Green Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. They owned their own home on which they had a mortgage. James White was a carpenter for a railroad. He immigrated to the United States from Canada in 1892 and was naturalized in 1902. Christina White immigrated to the United from Canada in 1898 and was naturalized in 1902. (T625-720, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co.,ED 537, Woburn, p. 4A)

James N. and Christina White with three of their children resided at 88 Green Street, Woburn Massachusetts according to the 1930 U.S. federal census. They owned their own home which was valued at U.S. $3000.00. They also owned a radio set. James N. White was from English Canada while Christina White was from Prince Edward Island. He immigrated to the United States in 1892 and she in 1898. They were naturalized. The children were born in Massachusetts. James White was a carpenter for a railroad [Boston & Maine]. (T626-931, Massachusetts, Middlesex Co., ED 545, Woburn, p. 7A)
SpouseChristina Stewart (29 Aug 1879-25 Mar 1970)
Marriage28 Sep 1902, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
11. Christina Stewart
Birth29 Aug 1879, Belle Creek, Lot 62, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island7
Death25 Mar 1970, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
FatherDonald Malcolm Stewart (29 Dec 1846-)
MotherChristie Stewart (abt 1846-abt 5 Nov 1884)
12. Nathan Ephraim Boehner
Birth21 Oct 1877, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death29 Oct 1957, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherMichael Ephraim Boehner (9 Feb 1845-12 Nov 1930)
MotherCatherine Keddy (23 Mar 1854-21 Mar 1944)
OccupationFisherman
Nathan Keddy [Boehner] resided in the Blockhouse census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1881 Canadian federal census. He lived [with his mother Catherine Keddy] in the household of [his grandparents] Francis and Sophia Keddy. The family were Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, 1881, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 11-C1, Blockhouse, p. 18)

According to the 1891 Canadian federal census, Nathan Keddy [Boehner] resided in the Blockhouse census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. He lived in the household of [his grandparents] Francis and Sophia Keddy. Edmund Keddy was a farmer. The family were Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, 1891, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 38-B1, Blockhouse, p. 4)
SpouseGertrude Melissa Arabella Hiltz (6 Jun 1881-25 May 1963)
Marriage26 Jun 1901, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
13. Gertrude Melissa Arabella Hiltz
Birth6 Jun 1881, Martin’s Point, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death25 May 1963, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherJoseph E. Hiltz (6 Mar 1834-10 Dec 1902)
MotherEliza Mary Clinton (13 May 1845-3 Jun 1913)
14. Robert Turner Hyson
Birth4 Nov 1864, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia4
Death6 Jun 1931, Halifax, Halifax Co., Nova Scotia2
BurialMahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherWilliam Henry Hyson (25 Aug 1833-19 Sep 1922)
MotherUrsula Elizabeth Turner (26 Nov 1826-8 Jul 1902)
SpouseMartha Matilda Zwicker (1 Mar 1874-9 Sep 1958)
Marriage9 Oct 1894, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
15. Martha Matilda Zwicker
Birth1 Mar 1874, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death9 Sep 1958, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
BurialMahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherJames Zwicker (22 Jan 1836-3 Jun 1905)
MotherEliza Hyson (27 Mar 1837-4 May 1912)
Robert and Matilda Hyson with nine children resided in Oakland, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1911 Canadian federal census. Her widowed mother Eliza Zwicker lived in the household as did Annie Hyson [who was Eliza Zwicker’s sister]. Robert Hyson was a farmer. Flora Hyson was a domestic working for a private family. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1911, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 49-33, Oakland, p. 1)
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