Marinus Christian "Rhenus" NIELSEN

Male 1884 - 1966  (82 years)


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  • Name Marinus Christian "Rhenus" NIELSEN 
    Nickname Rhenus 
    Born 13 Oct 1884  Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Birth Date: 13 October 1884
      Name: Marinus Christian Nielsen
      Christening Date: 9 November 1884 in the church
      Parents: Murer [bricklayer] Christen Nielsen and wife Johanne Marie Gustavsdatter, mother's age 33, their address: Lille Voldgade, 22.
      Godparents: Enkemdm. Olivia Frank [woman with some standing in the
      community, who is also a widow], Jfr. [Jomfru - young unmarried woman]
      Timser[?], Arbmd. [worker] N. Chr. Holk, the godfather
    Christened 9 Nov 1884  Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 11 Jan 1886  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arrived in Brisbane 11 Jan 1886 on the Duke of Westminster which had sailed from London on 17 Nov 1885.
      Nielsen, Christen 36, Johanna 34, Kierstine 6, Nielsine 3, Marinus inf.
      They were from Denmark
    Occupation 1913  Greenview, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Residence 1913  Greenview, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 3 Nov 1966  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cremated 5 Nov 1966  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    FamilySearch ID L85F-B5M 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L85F-B5M 
    Person ID I2154  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 

    Father Christen NIELSEN,   b. 12 Nov 1848, Aarslev, Sønderhald, Randers, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1937, Marian, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Johanna Maria GUSTAFSON,   b. 6 Apr 1851, Röaby, Bräkne-Hoby, Blekinge, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1942, Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 17 Nov 1878  Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5559  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Laura Beatrice Adele "Adela" WENCK,   b. 14 Jun 1887, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1978, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 30 Jun 1909  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Dulcie Laura "Laura" NIELSEN,   b. 15 Feb 1910, Greenview, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1998, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    +2. Ivy Bertha NIELSEN,   b. 18 Nov 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Oct 1884 - Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 9 Nov 1884 - Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers, Denmark Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 11 Jan 1886 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Jun 1909 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1913 - Greenview, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1913 - Greenview, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Nov 1966 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - 5 Nov 1966 - Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S388] arkivalieronline.dk, Statens Arkiver, (www.arkivalieronline.dk), Kirkebøger Randers Sankt Morten, Støvring, Randers 1883-1887, opslag 69, 1884 birth #221.

    2. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), QSA Item ID18483, M/film 1 Z1962, Microfilm 2 M1701, M1702.

    3. [S126] The Commonwealth Electoral Roll (Queensland) 1913, (QFHS Inc, 2004), ID:344768.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Marinus Christian Nielsen, Death date: 03/11/1966, Mother's name: Johanna Maria Gustavsen, Father/parent's name: Christen Nielsen, Registration details: 1966/C/6352.

    5. [S124] Rockhampton Crematorium Alphabetical Index of Cremations 1948-March 1992, Compiled by NV Woodhouse, (Rockhampton, Central Queensland Family History Association Inc, April 1992).

    6. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1909/ 000313.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Marinus Christian Nielsen, Marriage date: 30/06/1909, Spouse's name: Adela Beatrice Laura Wench, Registration details: 1909/C/313.