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Gerda S Christiansen Antonsen
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1869
Skåne län, Sweden
Death: Mar. 23, 1935
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Gerda's husband was Carl Alfred Antonsen. She was born in Sweden. She and Carl had 3 sons: Otto, Kai John Carl and Charles A. Antonsen.

Her husband came to America before her to make a home for his family. She emigrated to the United Sates from Copenhagen shortly thereafter with her 3 infant songs, aged 1/2, 1 1/2 and 3 and the voyage took 3 weeks. Her last residence in Copenhagen, Denmark was Kjbhvn. Her age at the time of emigration was 21. Her presentation day was 9/17/1890. Her destination was Chicago. She sailed on the ship Thingvalla. Her ID number was: D8991A1212. The ship left port on 9/18/1890 and arrived in port in America on 10/06/1890.

Gerda made about 4 trips back to Europe accompanied by her husband.

Verification: Letter from the Danes Worldwide Archives Gerda donated many newspaper clippings to the Archives after the death of her husband which were about her husband.

On the Certificate of Death for her son, Charles A. Antonsen, Gerda's maiden name is indicated as: Gerda Christiansen.

Notes from Cook County Death Certificate list her name as: Gerda S. Antonsen, certificate number: 6008463.
Family links: 
  Kai John Carl Antonsen (1888 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Created by: CA Croft
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18425878


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