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Tonia Nielsen

I have been looking for the marriage record for my husband's great grandmother.  Christence Marie Meyer (AkA Kristence; AKA Constance) was born Jan 2, 1851 in Bergen.  She was the daughter of Christian Magnus Meyer and Cecilia Fredrikke Ruus-Olsen.    She is listed as Kristence Marie in the 1865 Bergen census.  She next appears in the 1880 Copenhagen census with Niels Nielsen who was born in Holbaek, Denmark.  She is listed as Constance in this census.   According to the 1880 Copenhagen census, they were married in 1878. 

 

I have used all 3 versions of her name in searches here in the archives.  I have also searched in Danish databases.  So far, I have not found any marriage record for them.  Niels was a sailor and skipper until he was injured.  Could they have been married on board a ship? 

 

I would greatly appreciate any guidance or assistance that you can give me.

 

Thank you

Tonia Nielsen

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Ann-Mary Engum

 

 

Christiane Marie Meyer

mentioned in the record of Christian Magnus Nielsen
Name: Christiane Marie Meyer
Sex: Female
Husband: Niels Nielsen
Son: Christian Magnus Nielsen

Other information in the record of Christian Magnus Nielsen

from Denmark Church Records

Name: Christian Magnus Nielsen
Event Type: Birth
Event Place: København, Danmark
Event Place: Skt Jakobs Kirke, København, Denmark
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Nov 1879
Father's Name: Niels Nielsen
Mother's Name: Christiane Marie Meyer
Volume: 1
Volume Date Range: 1878 - 1890

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG8J-DH28

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-894C-W5N3?cc=2078555&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQG8J-DH28

 

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Constance Marie Meyer

mentioned in the record of Frithiof Nielsen

Name: Frithiof Nielsen
Event Type: Birth
Event Place: København, Danmark
Event Place: Skt Jakobs Kirke, København, Denmark
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 29 Aug 1882
Father's Name: Niels Nielsen
Mother's Name: Constance Marie Meyer
Volume: 1
Volume Date Range: 1878 - 1890

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG8J-72VC

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-894C-W57Q?cc=2078555&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQG8J-72VC

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Constance Marie Meyer

mentioned in the record of Niels Oluf Nielsen
Name: Constance Marie Meyer
Sex: Female
Husband: Niels Nielsen
Son: Niels Oluf Nielsen

Other information in the record of Niels Oluf Nielsen

from Denmark Church Records

Name: Niels Oluf Nielsen
Event Type: Birth
Event Place: København, Danmark
Event Place: Skt Jakobs Kirke, København, Denmark
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 25 Sep 1884
Father's Name: Niels Nielsen
Mother's Name: Constance Marie Meyer
Volume: 1
Volume Date Range: 1878 - 1890

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG8J-9G3H

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-994C-WR7H?cc=2078555&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQG8J-9G3H

 

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Christine Marie Meyer

mentioned in the record of Henrich Meyer Nielsen
Name: Christine Marie Meyer
Sex: Female
Husband: Niels Nielsen
Son: Henrich Meyer Nielsen

Other information in the record of Henrich Meyer Nielsen

from Denmark Church Records

Name: Henrich Meyer Nielsen
Event Type: Birth
Event Place: Frederiksberg, København, Danmark
Event Place: Frederiksberg, København, Denmark
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 14 Apr 1887
Father's Name: Niels Nielsen
Mother's Name: Christine Marie Meyer
Volume: 46
Volume Date Range: 1886 - 1887

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG8X-N383

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-994C-C4NH?cc=2078555&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQG8X-N383

 

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Kirstine Marie Meyer

mentioned in the record of Anna Margrete Nielsen

Name: Anna Margrete Nielsen
Event Type: Birth
Event Place: København, Danmark
Event Place: Skt Stefans Kirke, København, Denmark
Gender: Female
Birth Date: 26 Jan 1890
Father's Name: Niels Nielsen
Mother's Name: Kirstine Marie Meyer
Volume: 6
Volume Date Range: 1889 - 1891

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QG35-6FLY

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DRGQ-ZHR?cc=2078555&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AQG35-6FLY

 

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Constance Meyer Nielsen

Florida Deaths, 1877-1939

Name: Constance Meyer Nielsen
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 15 Dec 1934
Event Place: Saint Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida, United States
Event Place: St. Petersburg, Pinellas, Florida
Address: 2043 Union St. South
Gender: Female
Age: 83
Marital Status: Widowed
Ethnicity: American
Race: White
Occupation: Housewife
Birth Date: 2 Jan 1851
Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Burial Date: 17 Dec 1934
Burial Place: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Cemetery: Royal Palm Cemetery
Father's Name: Kristian Magnus Meyer
Father's Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Mother's Name: Cecilia Fredericka Meyer
Mother's Birthplace: Bergen, Norway
Spouse's Name: Niel Nielsen

https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FP32-XJ1

 

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https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6SSW-ZD1?cc=1595003&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AFP32-XJ1

Edited by Ann-Mary Engum

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Tonia Nielsen

Ann-Mary

 

Thank you for your work.  However, I have all the information about the family except where Christence and Niels got married.  I have visited their grave site and seen pictures of where they lived in New Jersey and Florida.  Frithiof changed his name to Fred and was a carpenter.  He fell from a roof and broke his back.  I have found a lot about this family except where Christence and Niels married.  Niels Olof dropped his first name and went by Olof.  He loved Boxing and worked construction in New York.  Henry became an important man in Florida.  He has descendants living there today.  Christian was a miner in Illinois and was my husband's grandfather.  Their story is interesting.

 

Thank you at information for me.

 

Tonia

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Dag T. Hoelseth

The Children:

 

Christian Magnus Nielsen, b. 16 November 1879:

 

https://www.sa.dk/ao-soegesider/da/billedviser?epid=17224644#205641,39019105

 

Frithjof Nielsen, b. 29 August 1882:

 

https://www.sa.dk/ao-soegesider/da/billedviser?epid=17224644#205641,39019170

 

Niels Oluf Nielsen, b 25 September 1884:

 

https://www.sa.dk/ao-soegesider/da/billedviser?epid=17224644#205641,39019228

 

Henrik Meyer Nielsen, b 14 April 1887:

 

https://www.sa.dk/ao-soegesider/da/billedviser?epid=17223754#203639,38625596

 

Anna Margrete Nielsen, b. 26 January 1890:

 

https://www.sa.dk/ao-soegesider/da/billedviser?epid=17224664#205745,39049434

 

Some times I have found references to marriage date and place in connection with baptisms in Denmark, but not this time. Going through other church books for other churches in Copenhagen (I have checked St. Jacob's 1878-1879) is one possibility, but you will have lots of work to do. Then again it is not certain that the couple was married in Copenhagen at all. There might be Danish newspapers which one can search in as well ...

 

DTH

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Tonia Nielsen

Dag, thank you very much for your information.  I have bookmarked the sites you mentioned.  This was a very active family.  They lived in New Jersey for a while and lived in Copenhagen for a while.  In fact, one of them had to prove his American citizenship in order to prevent prison because he did not do his military service in Denmark.

 

Thank you

Tonia

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