Married Emma Schubring on 12/31/1900 in Marion Springs. Father of Ervin, Herbert, Ester and Helen.
*Note from Brian Carstensen* Great Grandson of Charles
"His parents names were Soencke (father) and Engeburg (mother). Siblings were Christina, Emmett & Martin. The cemetery is actually St. John's Lutheran (North)it is connected to the township cemetery, however any graves South of the center tree line are in the St John's section."
Charles Carstensen Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
Name: Charles Carstensen Age (Expanded): 25 years Birth Year: 1875 Birthplace: Germany Spouse's Name: Emma Schubring Spouse's Age (Expanded): 22 years Spouse's Birth Year: 1878 Spouse's Birthplace: Michigan Event Date: 31 Dec 1900 Event Place: Marion Springs, Saginaw, Michigan Father's Name: Sanke Mother's Name: Christine Spouse's Father's Name: Fred Spouse's Mother's Name: Caroline
GS Film number: 2342516 , Digital Folder Number: 4208652 , Image Number: 203 , Reference ID: v 4 p 143 rn 9955 Citing this Record "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N387-95Z : accessed 13 Nov 2014), Charles Carstensen and Emma Schubring, 31 Dec 1900; citing Marion Springs, Saginaw, Michigan, v 4 p 143 rn 9955, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2342516.