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Mads GREGERSEN
Lena Marie BOYSEN
Husband:  Mads GREGERSEN
Birth:  Jan 1836, DK
Death apparently:  1900-1910, probably in Clay Twp., Shelby Co., IA
Occupation:  farmer
Transhumance:  1873, DK to USA
Parents:  born in DK
Marriage:  1867
Wife:  Lena Marie BOYSEN
Birth:  Aug 1848, DK
Death apparently:  1900-1910, probably in Clay Twp., Shelby Co., IA
Occupation:  homemaker
Transhumance:  1874, DK to USA
Father:  Jens Boysen _____
Mother:  Ane Catherine Andersdatter _____
Children:
1.  (Child) GREGERSEN
2.  (Child) GREGERSEN
3.  (Child) GREGERSEN
4.  (Child) GREGERSEN

— born in IA, possibly in Clay Twp., Shelby Co., IA:
5.  Thorvald M. GREGERSEN, b. Sep 1879; m. Marie __?__ (b. 1879/80, IA)
6.  Walter GREGERSEN, b. Jan 1883
7.  Carl V. GREGERSEN, b. Sep 1885
8.  Matta / Mette M. GREGERSEN, b. Mar 1891

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; DNK, Denmark, Danmark; USA, US, Amerika, America, United States, Iowa

Sources:

1.  Pedigrees by Søren H. Schmidt, Lokalhistorisk Arkiv, Bredebro, DK.

2.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find.

3.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

4.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #7 of 23):  Clay Twp., Shelby Co., IA, Roll T623_459, p. 49A, SN 4, SD 9, ED 166, enumerated 12-14 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
60 61 Gregersen Mds Head W M Jun 1836 63 M 33     DK DK DK 1873 27 Farmer 0   Y Y Y O M F 58
    _________ Lena M Wife W F Aug 1848 51 M 33 8 6 DK DK DK 1874 26 Keeping House     Y Y Y        
    _________ Thaveld M Son W M Sep 1879 20 S       IA DK DK     Farm Laborer 0   Y Y Y        
    _________ Walter Son W M Jan 1883 17 S       IA DK DK     Farm Laborer   5 Y Y Y        
    _________ Carl V Son W M Sep 1885 14 S       IA DK DK     Farm Laborer   8 Y Y Y        
    _________ Matta M Dau W F Mch 1891  9 S       IA DK DK         9              

5.  1910 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find Mads or Lena.  Thorvald GREGERSEN (æ 30, b. IA) is living in Clay Twp., Shelby Co., IA (p. 19A), with his wife, Marie (æ 30, b. IA).

6.  Email from Dolores (GREGERSEN) CONNELLY.

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