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Peter Boesen
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Birth: Nov. 9, 1835
Sjælland, Denmark
Death: 1923
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA

Obituary: Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, Feb. , 1923
Peter Boesen
Peter Boesen, one of the pioneer citizens of the Nelson Community, passed away on Monday, February 5, at the age of 87 years. The deceased was born in Denmark on November 9, 1835. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at the Danish Lutheran Church in Nelson; Rev. Einer Romer officiating.

Census of 1860 in Denmark for this Peder Boesen:
All persons in the household

Maribo, Musse, Kettinge, Raagelunde Skoledistrikt, Tokkerup By, , En Gaard, 92 - F2, FT-1860
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Peder Boesen 25 Gift Husfader. Indsidder. Daglejer Kettinge Sogn, Maribo Amt
Ane Pedersdatter 28 Gift Hans Kone Toreby Sogn, Maribo Amt
Sidsel Margrethe Pedersen 5 Ugift Deres Datter Kettinge Sogn, Maribo Amt

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Immigration from Denmark: 1870
from Danish online immigration records:

Name: Boesen, Peter Occupation: Landmand
Age: 34 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0102

His wife Ane's immigration:
Name: Boesen, Ane Occupation: wife
Age: 37 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0103


The children with them:
Name: Boesen, Christen Occupation: child
Age: 03 3/4 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0107

Name: Boesen, Hans Occupation: child
Age: 09 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0105

Name: Boesen, Maren Occupation: child
Age: 08 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0106

No name given for this child: (Just a few months old

Name: Boesen, Unavngiven Occupation: Pattebarn
Age: 00 1/4 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0108

Name: Boesen, Sidsel Occupation: child
Age: 14 Destination: New York
Contract no.: 5300 Registration date: 5/11/1870
Last res. parish: Kettinge (Lolland) Last res. county: Maribo
Last residence: Tokkerup pr. Nysted Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: Rising Star
Remarks: BEM: Indført i forkert protokol, rettet til den korrekte afsejlingsdato. IDcode: D7181B0104

Peter Boesen on a genealogy from Denmark:
The website:
http://www.kjeld-u-nielsen.dk/slaegt1b/f_191.html#3


Boesen, Peder
b. 9 NOV 1835 Kettinge, Musse, Maribo
Gender: Male
Parents:
Father: Hansen, Boe
Mother: Hansdatter, Maren

Family:
Marriage: 9 NOV 1855 Toreby, Musse, Maribo
Spouse: Pedersdatter, Ane
b. 3 JAN 1832 Toreby, Musse, Maribo
Gender: Female
Parents:
Father: Børsen, Peder Frederik
Mother: Hansdatter, Maren

http://www.kjeld-u-nielsen.dk/slaegt1b/ad_279.html
another danish genealogist with the same info. about halfway down the page

Boe Hansen had two wives, Peder Boesen b. 1835 was from the 2nd wife

owner of above database Nielsen, Kjeld.
kjeldn@ddf.dk

The census of 1875 is the first census where the family can be found - in Belle River Township at their farm, Douglas county, Minnesota.
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MKNZ-2GG
name: Peder Boeson
residence: Belle River, Douglas, Minnesota
age: 39
estimated birth year: 1836
father's birthplace: Denmark
mother's birthplace: Denmark
birthplace: Denmark
race: White
gender: Male
line number: 1
family number: 35
film number: 0565718
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Peder Boeson M Denmark
Anna Boeson F Denmark
Masonstina Boeson F Denmark
Christin Boeson M Denmark
Amalia Boeson F Denmark
Boe Boeson M Minnesota
Hanseine Boeson F Minnesota


Peter Boesen in the census of 1880. His wife Ane was still alive.
Their son Hans had died in 1872. Two children were born after they arrived. Amelia was probably the baby that was unnamed on the emigration records.

https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZ9Q-MF4
name : Peter Boesen
event: Census
event date: 1880
event place: Belle River, Douglas, Minnesota, United States
gender: Male
age: 45
marital status : Married
occupation : Farmer
race or color (original) :
ethnicity (standardized) : American
relationship to head : Self
birthplace : Denmark
birthdate : 1835
spouse's name : Annie Boesen
spouse's birthplace : Denmark
father's name :
father's birthplace : Denmark
mother's name :
mother's birthplace : Denmark
page : 449
page character : A
entry number : 3499
nara film number : T9-0618
gs film number : 1254618
digital folder number: 004242000
image number: 00585
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Peter Boesen M 45 Denmark
wife Annie Boesen F 48 Denmark
daughter Mary Boesen F 18 Denmark
son Christ Boesen M 14 Denmark
daughter Amelia Boesen F 12 Denmark
son Boe Boesen M 9 Minnesota, United States
daughter Hansine Boesen F 7 Minnesota, United States

Marriage of the daughter Hansine:

DOUGLASCounty E - 346
12/15/1893
PETERSON, PETER L
BOESEN, HANSEN (Hansine)

The Douglas County News, Alexandria, Minnesota
Thursday, December 21, 1893, page 8, col. 2.
Married, at Alexandria, Dec. 15th, by A. G. Sexton, Judge of Probate, Peter L. Peterson and Miss Hansen Boesen, both of Douglas county.

The Alexandria Post, Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota
Friday, December 22, 1893, page 4, col. 2.
Peter L. Peterson and Miss Hansera Boesen, both of Osakis, were married by Judge A. G. Sexton the 15th inst.


Transcribed from microfilm copy of newspaper at Minnesota History Center, St. Paul, MN.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Ane Boesen (1832 - 1888)
  Karen Thorsdatter Tofte Boesen (1857 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  Hans J. Boesen (1860 - 1872)*
  Christian Boesen (1865 - 1931)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Born: Denmark
 
Burial:
Nelson Cemetery
Nelson
Douglas County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: Sec. 2 Blk 8 Lot 1W
 
Created by: Enoch
Record added: Oct 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98484016
Peter Boesen
Added by: Enoch
 
 
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