Grethe Marie Boiesen

10 January 1832–1872 (Age 39)
Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Grethe Marie

When Grethe Marie Boiesen was born on 10 January 1832, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Boiesen, was 26 and her mother, Ane Marie Christensdatter, was 27. She married Jens Peter Andersen on 31 July 1857, in Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Roskilde, Roskilde Domsogn, Sømme, Copenhagen, Denmark for about 11 years. She died in 1872, at the age of 40, and was buried in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Andersen
Grethe Marie Boiesen
Marriage: 31 July 1857
Ane Marie Andersen
Karl Andersen
Hans Marius Boie Jensen Anderson
Maren Kathrine Andersen
Maren Katherine Andersen
Petrine Christine Bojsen Andersen
Chris Andersen
Peter Anders Andersen
Margaret Andersen

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  • Marriage
    31 July 1857Bjørnsholm, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark
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    World Events (7)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 15
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    Name Meaning

    Danish: patronymic from the personal name Bo ‘farmer’ (see Boe ).German (also Bösen; mainly Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland): possibly a patronymic from Böse (see Bose and Boese ). Compare Bosen .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (25)

    • Grethe Marie Bojesen in household of Hans Bojesen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Catherine Borson in entry for Peter Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Grethe Marie Boiesen in household of Ane Marie Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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