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Fifth Generation
16. Poul Iversen Kirkegaard

Birth3 Jul 1837, Villerslev, Hassing herred, Thisted amt, Denmark8
Death9 Nov 1918, Medford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts1
Burial12 Nov 1918, Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
FatherIver Poulsen Kirkegaard (Feb 1802-14 Jan 1841)
MotherHelvig Kirstine Jensdatter (1 Jul 1806-2 Apr 1877)
Poul Iversen Kirkegaard was a soldier in the Danish-Prussian War on 1864 (known to the Danes as the Second Schleswig War or the Slesvigkrig). The paperwork for the Commemoration medal issued to soldiers who fought in the Schleswig War, states that Poul Iversen Kirkegaard, who was born on 3 July 1837, was infantryman no. 510 in the 10th battalion, 2nd company. He served from 14 March 1864 to 19 August 1864. He was neither wounded nor captured. He was member 12584 on the Danske Våbenbrødres Selskab (Danish Military Brotherhood Association, a.k.a. the Danish Brotherhood), Thisted Chapter. He was recorded as a miller residing in Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted county.

By statute on 27 October 1913 the Danish government created an annual pension (Hædersgaven) of Danish Kroner (DKK) 100.00 (which in 2005 would be about DKK 4900 or about US$800.00) for veterans of the Danish-Prussian War known in Denmark as the Second Slesvig War. Poul Iversen Kirkegaard applied for the Hædersgaven on 27 November 1913, and it was granted to him by the Finance Ministry in Copenhagen on 21 October 1914, journal entry no. 28049. His pension was sent via the Danish consulate in Boston. His application stated that he was born on 3 July 1837 and that he was a labourer residing at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Mass. According to the application, he began military training in Copenhagen on 28 January 1864 and served in the 1st Battalion, 10th Regiment, 2nd Company as soldier no. 510.

Poul Iversen Kjerkegaard, his wife Marie Heloise Thomsen and their six children resided at Skjelsgaard Mølle, Norby village, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County according to the 1870 Danish census. Poul Iversen Kjerkegaard was a miller (Møller). He was born at Villerslev parish, Hassing district, Thisted County. Marie Heloise Thomsen and the children were born at Skjelsgaard farm. The family employed a mill hand (Møllersvend) and a female servant.

Poul Iversen Kirkegaard, his wife Maria Heluise Thomsen and ten children resided at Nørby, Tved parish, Hillerslev district, Thisted County according to the 1880 Danish census. Poul Iversen Kirkekaard was a mill owner (møleier). He was born at Villerslev parish, Hassing district, Thisted County. Marie Heluise Thomsen and the children were born at Tved parish.

Poul Iversen Kirkegaard, his wife Marie Helouise Kirkegaard and three children – Knud Chr. Poulsen, Dusine Marie Paulsen and Poul Marin Poulsen – resided at Farverstræde, Thisted Købstad (market town), Hundborg district, Thisted County according to 1890 Danish census. Poul Iversen Kirkegaard was a miller (Møller). He was born at Villerslev, Hassing district, Thisted County. Marie Helouise Kirkegaard and the children were born at Tved, Hillerslev district, Thisted County.

During the late 1880s and 1890s, Poul Iversen Kirkegaard and Marie Heloise Thomsen resided at Farvergade (or Farverstræde), Thisted market town according to the 1890 Danish census. They resided at Farvergade 123 until 1899 when Marie Heloise Thomsen died after which Poul Iversen Kirkegaard immigrated to the United States to join his children.

Poul Kirkegaard emigrated from Denmark to the United States in April 1899. He travelled to the United States via Great Britain with his sons John and Karl Paulsen and niece Ottomine Petrine Pedersen. Poul Kirkegaard 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 83200)

Poul Iversen Kirkegaard sailed from Southampton, England on the S.S. Louis. The ship departed on 22 April 1899 and arrived at New York, N.Y. on 29 April 1899. He was age 61. His stated occupation was miller. Poul I. Kirkegaard had U.S. $5.00. He was travelling to Boston to join his children at 20 Felton Street (no town listed). Sailing with him was Ottomine P. Pedersen. (Passenger and Crew Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1897-1957, T715-59)

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)

Poul Kirkegaard travelled from Denmark to the United States in September 1907. He travelled to the United States via Great Britain. Poul Kirkegaard was returning to Massachusetts and recorded his birth place as Villerslev, Thisted County, Denmark. His stated destination in the Danish emigration registration records was to be Boston, Massachusetts. He registered as a gardner (Gartner). He registered with the Danish police in Copenhagen on 7 September 1907. (Dansk Demografisk Database, Danish Emigrant Archives, 1907, contract 359300).

Poul Kirkegaard arrived at Boston, Massachusetts on 26 September 1907. He travelled on the SS Saxonia on 17 September 1907 from Liverpool, England to Boston. He was returning to Woburn, Massachusetts. He stated that his closest relative in Denmark was at Viborg. He was a gardner. (National Archives, Washington, D.C.: Boston, Massachusetts. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, 1891-1943. Micropublication T843. RG085, Roll No. 115)

The 1910 U.S. federal census states that Poul I. Kirkegaard resided with his daughter and her husband Caroline and Peter Stockholm at 20 Felton Street, Woburn, Massachusetts. He was a widower who immigrated to the United States from Denmark in 1890 and was not naturalized. (T624-607, ED 1075, p. 8b)
SpouseMarie Heluise Thomsdatter (24 Feb 1839-16 Jan 1899)
Marriage11 Oct 1859, Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark5
17. Marie Heluise Thomsdatter
Birth24 Feb 1839, Tved, Hillerslev herred, Thisted amt, Denmark5
Death16 Jan 1899, Thisted Købstad, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark9
Burial27 Jan 1899, Thisted Købstad, Hundborg herred, Thisted amt, Denmark9
FatherThomas Larsen Klit (6 Jan 1788-13 Aug 1874)
MotherDorthea Marie Nielsdatter (Apr 1803-17 Mar 1890)
18. Emanuel Andersson Hallin
Birth4 May 1834, Norra Fågelås, Skaraborgs län, Sweden10
Death24 Jan 1906, Kristinehamn, Värmlands län, Sweden
FatherAnders Svensson Pansar (8 Aug 1796-13 Jul 1835)
MotherMaja (Maria) Stina Johansdotter (26 Sep 1803-)
The Kristinehamn household examination roll (Husförhörslängder) for 1866-1870 states that both Emma Karolina Sandelin and Emanuel Andersson Hallin arrived at Kristinehamn in 1870. Emanuel Andersson Hallin arrived first from Linköping, Östergötland on 11 November 1870 although he was born at Fågelås, Skaraborgs län. Emma Karolina Sandelin arrived from her home parish of Gillberga, Värmland on 2 December 1870. They resided in the 4de Quarteret (4th Quarter) of Kristinehamn, presumably at the same address. (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1866-1870, p. 360)

In early to mid 1871, the Kristinehamn household examination roll records that Emanuel Andersson Hallin resided at No. 10 Kongsgatan. He resided in the household of tailor Håkon Leonard Sundberg. It was noted that he was from Fågelås, Skaraborgs län. He married Emma Karolina Sandelin on 4 August 1871. Emma Karolina Sandelin also resided at No. 10 Kongsgatan with her (their) son Viktor Emanuel . (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1871-1875, p. 367)

Emanuel Andersson Hallin and his wife Emma Karolina Sandelin with their son resided at no. 15 Sodra Staketgatan according to the household examination roll. They were there from the time of marriage until November 1872. From 27 Nov 1872, the family with a addition of daughter Maria Aurora resided at No. 15 Östertånggatan. Emanuel Andersson Hallin was a tailor (Skräddare). (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1871-1875, pp. 486, 505)

Emanuel Andersson Hallin and his wife Emma Karolina Sandelin with their four children resided at No. 15 Östertånggatan, Kristinehamn according to the 1876-1880 household examination roll. They resided there until 21 September 1879 when they moved to No. 26 Gamle Kyrkogatan. (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1876-1888, pp. 208 and 557)

The 1890 Swedish census states that Emanuel Andersson Hallin, his wife Emma Karolina Sandelin and their children resided in the 2nd quarter of Kristinehamn. Emanuel Andersson Hallin was a tailor (Skräddare). They had a servant named Julia Amanda Torin who was from Gillberga.

1885-1890, pp. 136

The Hallin family resided at Nya Kyrkogatan, Kristinehamn, Värmlands län according to the household examination roll (Husförhörslängder) of Kristinehamn for 1891-1895. The household consisted of Emanuel Andersson Hallin, his wife Emma Karolina Sandelin, and their eight children. It is notated that Edla Jeanetta Hallin came from Amerika on 20 August 1895. The household examination roll states that Emanuel Andersson Hallin was a tailor (Skräddare). (Kristinehamn: Husförhörslängder 1891-1895, p. 144)
SpouseEmma Karolina Sandelin (22 Jul 1847-14 Feb 1922)
Marriage4 Aug 1871, Kristinehamn, Värmlands län, Sweden6
19. Emma Karolina Sandelin
Birth22 Jul 1847, Gillberga, Värmlands län, Sweden11
Death14 Feb 1922, Kristinehamn, Värmlands län, Sweden
FatherJohannes Olofsson Sandelin (1 Nov 1805-4 Nov 1864)
MotherKajsa Jonasdotter (10 Sep 1815-29 Aug 1891)
20. Andrew White
Birthabt Jul 1846, Pleasant River Road, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death27 Dec 1892, Madison, Somerset Co., Maine12
FatherJames White (Wight) (1822-1886)
MotherMary Ann Lintlop (5 Mar 1821-abt 1854)
OccupationTrader, Carpenter
Andrew White of Pleasant River Road, Lunenburg County and Mary Elizabeth Oickle of Maitland, Lunenburg County were married at the Baptist church at Lakeville. Andrew White was a farmer.

According to the 1871 federal census (Lunenburg 195-B2, pp. 76-77), Andrew White was illiterate and living in his father's household.

Andrew appears in the 1881 federal census. He resided in Aylesford, Nova Scotia. He was a farmer. The family is listed as being of Irish background, Baptist and born in Nova Scotia. (RG 31-C-1, 1881, Nova Scotia, KingsCo., ED 17-J1, Aylesford South, p. 22)

In 1892 when Andrew White married for the third time, he was living in Maine. He was a trader. Paulina Knapp lived at Madison, Maine. They were both widowed.

Andrew White died from an abscess of the liver.
SpouseMary Elizabeth Oickle (14 Nov 1851-May 1875)
Marriage28 May 1871, Lakeville (Laconia), Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
21. Mary Elizabeth Oickle
Birth14 Nov 1851, Maitland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
DeathMay 1875, Chelsea, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherGeorge Nelson Oickle (22 Nov 1826-Feb 1904)
MotherMary Ann Barry (27 Oct 1826-May 1904)
22. Donald Malcolm Stewart
Birth29 Dec 1846, Belle Creek, Lot 62, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island7
FatherMalcolm Alexander Stewart (abt 1808-10 May 1901)
MotherMary MacPherson (17 Mar 1809-2 Jan 1889)
Donald and Christy five children resided at Lot 62, Queens County, Prince Edward Island according to the 1881 Canadian federal census. Donald Stewart was a farmer. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1881, Prince Edward Island, Queens Co., ED 2-V, Lot 62, pp. 3-4)
SpouseChristie Stewart (abt 1846-abt 5 Nov 1884)
Marriage19 Jul 1871, Springton, Lot 67, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island
23. Christie Stewart
Birthabt 1846, Springton, Lot 67, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island
Deathabt 5 Nov 1884, Belle Creek, Lot 62, Queens Co., Prince Edward Island
FatherAngus Stewart (abt 1815-7 Jun 1878)
MotherMary Ann Stewart (abt 1818-17 Jul 1860)
24. Michael Ephraim Boehner
Birth9 Feb 1845, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death12 Nov 1930, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
Burial13 Nov 1930, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
FatherJohn Frederick Boehner (4 Feb 1805-Dec 1870)
MotherSarah Ann Risser (17 Apr 1807-16 May 1897)
OccupationFisherman, Farmer
SpouseCatherine Keddy (23 Mar 1854-21 Mar 1944)
Marriage6 Feb 1890, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
25. Catherine Keddy
Birth23 Mar 1854, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia4
Death21 Mar 1944, Martin’s River, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherFrancis Keddy (25 Mar 1817-Nov 1909)
MotherSophia Sarah Hiltz (14 Jul 1813-bef 1901)
The 1891 Canadian federal census states that Ephraim and Caroline Boehner resided in the Chester census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia. Ephraim Boehner was a farmer. They were Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, 1891, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 38-D2, Chester, p. 18)

Ephraim and Katie Boehner with two children resided in the Western Shore census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1901 Canadian federal census. Ephraim Boehner was a farmer. Nathan Boehner was a fisherman. The family were Anglican. (RG 31-C-1, 1901, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 37-J1, Western Shore, p. 16 [house 148, family 161])

The Boehner family resided at Martin's River. They had a 6-room house with a barn on 125 acres of land.
26. Joseph E. Hiltz
Birth6 Mar 1834, Martin’s Point, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia13
Death10 Dec 1902, Martin’s Point, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherJohannes Hiltz (28 Aug 1804-21 Feb 1868)
MotherSophia Elizabeth Young (16 Feb 1807-4 Sep 1879)
Joseph Hiltz resided in the Chester census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1871 Canadian federal census. He lived in the household of his brother and sister-in-law James and Catherine Hiltz. Joseph Hiltz was a farmer. The family were Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, 1871, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 195-L2, Chester, p. 32 [house 104, family 109])
SpouseEliza Mary Clinton (13 May 1845-3 Jun 1913)
Marriage25 Nov 1876, Martin’s Point, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
27. Eliza Mary Clinton
Birth13 May 1845, Chester Basin, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia13
Death3 Jun 1913, Martin’s Point, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherBartholomew Clinton (8 Feb 1800-22 Nov 1874)
MotherMary Magdalena Hiltz (2 Oct 1807-Feb 1899)
28. William Henry Hyson
Birth25 Aug 1833, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia14
Death19 Sep 1922, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
FatherJohn Frederick Heyson (19 Aug 1802-26 Mar 1855)
MotherCatherine Hall (25 Jun 1803-)
OccupationFarmer
William Hyson appears in the 1861 Nova Scotia census (Lunenburg, polling district no. 3, Mahone Bay, abstract 9). The household consisted of four people: one married female age 30-40; one married male age 20-30; one female age 3-4; and one male age 1-2. He owned 12 acres of cultivated upland valued at NS$240. Additionally he owned one milch cow, two sheep, one pig, and two boats. In terms of agricultural production, the farm produced one ton of hay, 12 bushels of barley, 18 bushels of potatoes, 10 bushels of turnips, three bushels of other roots, two bushels of apples and 10 pounds of butter in 1860.

William and Elizabeth Hyson appear in the 1871 federal census (Lunenburg 195-H1, p. 69, no. 19 [house 197, family 235]). They were Anglican and literate. William was a labourer. It is not recorded if they owned land, but they occupied one acre. [It may be assumed that they owned 60 acres at Hyson’s Point., Oakland where the family resided until the 1950s.] In terms of property it is recorded that he owned one milch cow and five sheep. In terms of agricultural production, the farm produced 10 bushels of barley, six bushels of potatoes, two bushels of turnips, five bushels of mangelwurzel (beets), 20 pounds of butter, 15 pounds of wool, 20 yards of cloth and 20 yards of linen in 1870.

William and Elizabeth Hyson appear in the 1881 federal census (Lunenburg 11-C1, p. 16, no. 19 [house 65, family 81]). They were Anglican. He was a farmer. The four youngest children were in school.

William and Elizabeth Hyson with the five youngest children appear in 1891 Canadian federal census. William Hyson was a farmer whereas Foster, Robert, Frederick and James Hyson were fishermen. They were all literate and Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 38-B1, Blockhouse, pp. 18-19)

William and Elizabeth Hyson appear in the 1901 federal census (Lunenburg 37-B1, Oakland, p. 11, [house 94, family 106]). They were Anglican. William was a farmer. He owned 15 acres of land with an eight-room house and 2 barns or outbuildings. Wesley Smeltzer, who was a domestic, resided with them. They lived in Oakland, N.S.

William Hyson appears in the 1866/67 Nova Scotia Directory as a farmer at Mahone Bay and in the 1902 McAlpine’s Directory as a farmer at Oakland. He also appears in the 1908 McAlpine’s Directory as a resident and farmer at Oakland, N.S. According to the 1881 Church map of Lunenburg County, N.S., William Hyson resided at Hyson’s Point, Oakland. He appears on the 1889 voters’ list at Polling District 19, Oakland. He was a farmer residing at Hyson’s Point, Oakland. He was a property owner. According to the marriage records of his children, William Hyson was ship carpenter.

The widower William Hyson resided in Oakland, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1911 Canadian federal census. He lived in the household of his son and daughter-in-law Frederick and Mary Hyson. William Hyson was a farmer. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1911, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 49-33, Oakland, pp. 1-2)
SpouseUrsula Elizabeth Turner (26 Nov 1826-8 Jul 1902)
Marriage24 Jan 1856, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia4
29. Ursula Elizabeth Turner
Birth26 Nov 1826, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia15
Death8 Jul 1902, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
FatherWilliam John Turner (abt 1789-10 Jun 1871)
MotherAnna Barbara Salzmann (17 Oct 1798-Apr 1885)
30. James Zwicker
Birth22 Jan 1836, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia
Death3 Jun 1905, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia16
FatherJohn George Zwicker (19 Nov 1783-4 Oct 1868)
MotherSusannah Catherine Hiltz (9 Sep 1793-2 Jul 1891)
James and Eliza Zwicker with four children resided in the Mahone Bay census district, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1871 Canadian federal census. His widowed mother Susanna Zwicker lived in the household. James Zwicker was a farmer. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1871, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 195-H1, Mahone Bay, pp. 59-60)

The 1881 Canadian federal census states that James and Eliza Zwicker with six children resided in the Blockhouse census district, Lunenburg county, Nova Scotia. Their daughter and son-in-law Sophia and Steven Kiddy with a daughter lived in the household. James and George Zwicker were farmers. Steven Kiddy was a fisherman. The Zwicker family were Presbyterians. The Kiddy family were Anglicans. (RG 31-C-1, 1881, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 11-C1, Blockhouse, p. 15)

According tio the 1891 Canadian federal census, James and Eliza Zwicker with six children resided in the Blockhouse census district, Lunenburg county, Nova Scotia. James Zwicker was a farmer. George Zwicker was a fisherman. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1891, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 38-B1, Blockhouse, p. 20)

James and Eliza Zwicker with three of their daughters resided at Oakland, Nova Scotia according to the 1901 Canadian federal census. James Zwicker was a farmer. Annie Hyson [sister of Eliza Zwicker] was described as a domestic. They were Presbyterian. (RG 31-C-1, 1901, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 37-B1, Oakland, p. 12, [house 99, family 115])
SpouseEliza Hyson (27 Mar 1837-4 May 1912)
Marriage17 Nov 1860, Mahone Bay, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2
31. Eliza Hyson
Birth27 Mar 1837, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia14
Death4 May 1912, Oakland, Lunenburg Co., Nova Scotia2,16
FatherBenjamin William Heyson (24 May 1809-14 Mar 1896)
MotherElizabeth Lantz (26 Aug 1805-7 May 1896)
Eliza Zwicker resided in Oakland, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia according to the 1911 Canadian federal census. She lived in the household of her daughter and son-in-law Matilda and Robert Hyson. The family were Presbyterians. (RG 31-C-1, 1911, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg Co., ED 49-33, Oakland, p. 1)
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