Biografi for: Kirsten Kathrine Christensen
Kirkebog Brovst sogn. Fødte Kvindekøn. (Kort D 91 B-4, 5/8)
12 marts 1884. Kirstine Kathrine Kristensen. Døbt 6 juli i Brovst kirke. Datter af Indsidder Johan Kristensen og Hustru Kirstine Nielsen i Brovst, 21 Aar. Faddere: Barnets Moder, Ane Kristine Nielsen af Brovst. Murer Mikal Kristensen af Torslev, Ungkarl Kristian Kristensen sammesteds og Ungkarl Lars Peter Jensen af Brovst Kjær.
Kirstens far, Johan, udvandrede allerede i marts 1884 til USA, formentlig inden hans første barn, Kirsten Kathrine, bliver født den 12. marts 1884. I september 1884 efterfølges han af sin hustru og deres nyfødte barn. De boede i Cherry Grove, Warren, Pensylvania, hvor de havde en farm. 8 børn
Københavns Politis udvandrersager 1884:
Navn: Nielsen, Kirstine. Stilling: Hustru
Fødested/sidste opholdssted: Brovst/Hjørring. Alder: 21
Bestemmelsessted: New York
Kontrakt nr.: 2116, forevist: 2/9
Navn: Nielsen, Baby. Stilling: Barn-
Fødested/sidste opholdssted: - , Alder: 6/12
Bestemmelsessted: - ,
Kontrakt nr.: - , forevist: -
1900 United States Federal Census
Katie Christenson. Age16. Birth Date Mar 1884. BirthplacePennsylvania, USA. Home in 1900 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania. Race White. Relation to Head of House Daughter. Marital Status Single. Father's Name John Christenson. Father's Birthplace Denmark. Mother's Name Christine Christenson. Mother's Birthplace Denmark. Can Read Yes. Can Write Yes. Can Speak English Yes.
John Christenson 38, Christine Christenson 37, Katie Christenson 16, Andrew Christenson 12 Jennie Christenson 10, Martin Christenson 8, Minie Christenson 5, Howard Christenson 2, Baby Christenson 3/12
1910 United States Federal Census
Kathrine Johnson 26. Birth Date1884. Birthplace Denmark. Home in 1910 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, USA.Street Cherry Grove Road. Race White. Immigration Year 1884. Relation to Head of House Wife. Marital Status Married. Spouse's Henry C Johnson. Father's Birthplace Denmark. Mother's Birthplace Denmark. Native Tongue English. Able to read Yes. Able to Write Yes. Years Married 1. Number of Children Born 1.
Henry C Johnson 33, Kathrine Johnson 26, May M Elliott 24
1920 United States Federal Census
Kate Johnson 35. Birth Year 1885. Birthplace Pennsylvania. Home in 1920 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania. Residence Date1920. Race White. Relation to Head of House Wife. arital Status Married. Spouse's Name Henry Johnson. Father's Birthplace Denmark. Mother's Birthplace Denmark. Able to Speak English Yes. Able to read Yes. Able to Write Yes. Household members
Henry Johnson 43, Kate Johnson 35, Jennie Bender 24, Norman Johnson 9, Frances Johnson 7, Eleanor Johnson 3
1930 United States Federal Census
Kathryn C Johnson. Birth Year 1884. Race White. Age in 1930 46. Birthplace Denmark. Marital Status Married. Relation to Head of House Wife. Homemaker Yes. Home in 1930 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, USA. Street. Address Cherry Grove Road..Age at First Marriage 24. Attended School No. Able to Read and Write Yes. Father's Birthplace Denmark. Mother's Birthplace Denmark. Language Spoken Danish. Naturalization Naturalized. Able to Speak English Yes. Household members
Henry C Johnson 52, Kathryn C Johnson 46, Romain Allhouse Age25, Frances E Johnson 17, Elinore A Johnson 13, Jean L Johnson 9
1940 United States Federal Census
Cathryn Johnson 56. Estimated Birth Year1884. Birthplace Denmark. Marital Status Married. Relation to Head of House Wife. Home in 1940 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania. Street Road 348. Inferred Residence in 1935 Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania. Residence in 1935 Cherry Grove. Citizenship Naturalized. Attended School or College No. Highest Grade Completed College, 2nd year.
Henry C Johnson 63, Cathryn Johnson 56
1950 United States Federal Census
Kathrine C Johnson 66. Birth Date1884. Birth Place Denmark Marital Status Mar. Relation to Head of House Wife. Residence Date1950. Home in 1950. Cherry Grove, Warren, Pennsylvania, USA. Citizenship yes
Henry C Johnson 73, Kathrine C Johnson 66
Mrs. Katherine Christine Johnson, aged 85, the widow of Henry Johnson, and a former resident of Cherry Grove, died at the Barley Nursing Home Monday, May 19, 1969, at 1:05 a.m. following failing health for several years. She was born in Denmark, March 12, 1884, but had resided in the Cherry Grove area practically all of her life.
She graduated from Edinboro State Teachers College and taught in several of the Warren County Schools in her earlier years. She served as Superintendant of the Sunday School in Cherry Grove for many years. She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church, a member and former teacher of the Goodwill-Gleaners Class, also a member of the Womens Society of Christian Service of the church.
Surviving her is one son, Norman Johnson, Warren, three daughters, Mrs. Royal E. (Frances) Smith, Erie, PA, Mrs. Harold E. (Eleanor) LaPoint, Warren, and Mrs. Henry C. (Jean) Marymont, Warren, two brothers, Martin Christensen and Earl Christensen, Warren, three sisters, Mrs, Jennie MacDonald, Mrs. Minnie Schuler and Mrs. Marjorie Nicholson, all of Warren, 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was preceeded in death by her husband January 28, 1953, by two daughters who died in infancy, and by two brothers Christ and Howard Christensen.
Friends will be received at the Templeton Funeral Home from 3:30 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, and services will be held there Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.. The Rev. Wayne B. Price, pastor of Grace United Methodist Church and the rev. Harold L. Knappenberger Sr., Minister of Visitation of the church will officiate, followed by interment in Oakland Cemetery.
Source: Warren Times-Mirror and Observer (Warren, Pennsylvania) · 20 May 1969, Tue · Page 2