Marie Emilie Lønberg

F, b. 2 February 1884, d. 26 July 1975
FatherMogens Peter Lønberg b. 11 May 1842, d. 16 Mar 1900
MotherKaren Marie Christensdatter b. 16 Dec 1838, d. 12 Jun 1912
Hoffman and Marie (Lønberg) Peterson, 1910
     BIOGRAPHY OF MARIE EMILIE LØNBERG by Anita Cooper

     Marie Emilie Lønberg was born on February 2, 1884 at Sct. Johannes Sogn (District), Copenhagen, Denmark. Her father died in 1900 when she was 16 years old. She worked at Illums Department Store in downtown Copenhagen as a secretary for the owner. She spoke Danish, English, Swedish, Norwegian and German. Family strife caused her, at the age of 25, to leave Copenhagen for the United States. She traveled on the S.S. United States under contract number 3053. She arrived at Ellis Island on August 24, 1909. Her destination was listed as Fort France, Ontario, Canada, which is just across the Rainy River from International Falls, Minnesota. She was living in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota when she met Jörgen Hoffman Peterson, son of Peder Pedersen and Johanne Peders-Datter. They were married on August 11, 1910 at Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota.

     After ten years of marriage, Marie decided to take her three daughters home to her family in Denmark. She and May stayed with her sister Anna; Esther stayed with sister Bertha; Helen stayed with sister Ingeborg. After a year, the girls were speaking fluent Danish and had almost forgotten English. Marie could not find suitable employment and the family situation was less than pleasant. Marie and the girls returned to Texas. Marie worked as a practical nurse, nanny and housemaid for affluent families in Houston. Hoffman attained a passport in 1921 but no records have been discovered of him using it. She and Hoffman remained separated until his death in 1948.

     On September 8, 1950, Marie married Paul Emil Carlson, a retired cement finisher and native of Sweden. Marie and Paul lived at 7922 Adrian Street in Houston. Paul died in 1962. Marie enjoyed excellent health all of her life. On July 26, 1975, at 91, she died of old age. She was buried at Forest Park East, Webster, Texas. Marie Emilie Lønberg in 1884 Polk County, Minnesota; is listed in the Minnesota Naturalization Records Index, 1854-1957 [database online]. Orem, UT, edited by Conrad Peterzen. Reel 2, Code 4, Volume D, Page 446. She was born on 2 February 1884 at Sct. Johannes Sogn, Copenhagen, Denmark. Her father died when she was 16 years old. She was worked at Illum's Department Store in Copenhagen as secretary to the store owner. She emigrated on 24 August 1909 from at Copenhagen, Denmark, arriving at Ellis Island, New York, on the S. S. United States. She was 25 yrs old and listed her destination as Fort France, Ontario Canada under contract number 3053; occupation - waitress; Friend: Nels Holbeck, Moorehead, Minnesota. She emigrated on 29 April 1910 from Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada; from Fort Frances, Ontario (arrived Montreal, Aug 25, 1909 aboard the SS "United States"), port of arrival - International Falls, Minnesota; age 26, occupation - waitress, speaks English, no relatives, passage paid by Self, Friend: Nels Holbeck, Moorehead, Minnesota, paid $20 head tax status Class-B, #10647; Height - 5' 4", Complexion - Fair, Hair - Brown, Eyes - Blue, Distinguishing Marks - Scar on upper lip; Admitted 4/29/1910, Ferry. She lived in Moorhead, Clay County, Minnesota. She married John Hoffman Peterson, son of Peder II Pedersen and Johanne Peders-Datter, on 11 August 1910 at Fargo, Cass County, North Dakota; Witnesses were Andrea M. Jensen of Moorhead, Minnesota and Fred J. Krogh of Fargo, North Dakota; ceremony performed by Rev. N. J. Peterson, an ordained Minister, Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Marie was 26, Hoffman was 47 yrs old. The 1920 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household on 31 January 1920 Clark Street Road, Justice Precinct 1, Harris County, Texas; Hoffman Peterson, age 56, emigrated 1880, naturalized 1890, can read and write, born Denmark; wife Marie, age 36, emigrated 1910, alien, can read and write, born Denmark; Esther, age 6, born North Dakota, Helen, age 4, born North Dakota, May, age 2, born Texas. Marie Emilie Peterson took her three children to Denmark for a year; passport no. 24743; sailed to Denmark aboard the "United States" on May 19, 1921, returned aboard the "Oruna" from Southampton March 26, 1922, arriving in New York on April 17, 1922 from 19 May 1921 to 17 April 1922. She and John Hoffman Peterson separated when Helen was 11 or 12 years old. in 1927. The 1930 Federal Census enumerated her as a member of John Hoffman Peterson's household; Peterson, Herman - head, m/w/64/married, born Denmark, parents born Denmark, language Danish, a miller at a dairy, land owner, valued at $1600. The 1940 Federal Census enumerated Marie Emilie Peterson as a member of Lee Daniel Cooper's household; , worked as a collector for an auto dealer. Marie Emilie Peterson married Paul Emil Carlson on 8 September 1950 at Houston, Harris County, Texas. Marie Emilie Carlson died on 26 July 1975 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 91 of cerebrovascular accident and was buried at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster.

Family 1

John Hoffman Peterson b. 6 Apr 1863, d. 3 May 1948
Children

Family 2

Paul Emil Carlson b. 31 Jan 1885, d. 6 Mar 1962

Karen Anne Gaffney

F, b. 6 December 1963, d. 27 April 2009
Karen (Gaffney) Sterling, 1991
     Karen Anne Gaffney was born on 6 December 1963 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. She graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. She was a school teacher between 1984 and 1998 at Klein Independent School District, Houston. She was between 1998 and 2004 at Ssrasota Independent School District. She died on 27 April 2009 at Sarasota at age 45 of breast cancer and was buried at Manasota Memorial Crematory in Bradenton, Manatee County.

James Milton Newman

M, b. 16 October 1859, d. 9 May 1938
FatherJoseph Austin Newman b. 2 Oct 1827, d. 19 Nov 1872
MotherElizabeth Dedrick Baker b. 3 Sep 1834, d. 6 Sep 1916
     James Milton Newman was born on 16 October 1859 at DeWitt County, Texas. The 1870 Federal Census enumerated him as a member of Joseph Austin Newman's household; Newman, Joseph A., head, 43/m/w, farmer, real estate value 800, personal estate value 2670, born Texas; Elizabeth D., 33/f/w, born Alabama; Joseph S., 14/m/w, born Texas; Olivia Ann, 13, f/w, born Texas; James M., 12, m.w, born Texas; Mary Jane, 9/f/w, born Texas; Francis, 7/f/w, born Texas; Henry, 3/m/w, born Texas; Elizabeth D., 1/f/w, born Texas. James Milton Newman married Martha E. (Mary) Means on 15 August 1877. The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; James M Newman, 20 and Martha E, 18. James Milton Newman married Mary Elizabeth Rice, daughter of Oliver Hugh Rice and Adeline Prudence Courtney, on 13 December 1882 at DeWitt County, Texas. James Milton Newman married Mary Ema Cochran on 12 January 1884. James Milton Newman married Polly Elam on 3 February 1898. James Milton Newman died on 9 May 1938 at Runnels County, Texas, at age 78. He was buried at Voss Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas.

Family 2

Mary Elizabeth Rice b. 17 May 1866, d. 6 Sep 1897
Children

Family 3

Mary Ema Cochran b. c 1861, d. Nov 1880

Family 4

Polly Elam b. 31 Oct 1871, d. 4 Sep 1956
Children

Clara Marie Beckman

F, b. 21 September 1902, d. 24 July 1957
FatherFrederick N. M. Beckman b. 24 May 1860, d. 16 Dec 1938
MotherMartha Fischer b. 9 Apr 1878, d. 23 Sep 1955
     Clara Marie Beckman was born on 21 September 1902 at Kenney, Austin County, Texas. She married Walter William Rice, son of William Henry "Roane" Rice and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Karl, on 8 September 1934 at Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas. Clara Marie Beckman died on 24 July 1957 at El Paso, Texas, at age 54 [drowned as result of car wreck].

Family

Walter William Rice b. 17 Aug 1903, d. 29 Jul 1970

Vady Ruth Pruetz

F, b. 9 April 1901
FatherJohn Pruetz
MotherOphelia Victoria Hoffman
Vady Ruth (Pruetz) Rice
     Vady Ruth Pruetz was born on 9 April 1901 at DeWitt County, Texas. She married Jerome Harley Rice, son of William Henry "Roane" Rice and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Karl, on 27 November 1924 at DeWitt County, Texas.

Family

Jerome Harley Rice b. 18 Apr 1898, d. 10 Mar 1965

Bertha Pierce

F, b. 23 May 1895, d. 1987
FatherCharles David Pierce
MotherLucinda Jane Bell
     Bertha Pierce was born on 23 May 1895 at Halletsville, Lavaca County, Texas. She married Effie Justin "E. J." Rice, son of William Henry "Roane" Rice and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Karl, on 22 September 1915 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas. Bertha Pierce died in 1987 at County Line Cemetery, DeWitt County, Texas.

Family

Effie Justin "E. J." Rice b. 1 Oct 1887, d. 9 Sep 1973
Children

Norene Dubose

F
     Norene Dubose married Eugene Herman Rice, son of William Henry "Roane" Rice and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" Karl, on 27 October 1920 at DeWitt County, Texas.

Family

Eugene Herman Rice b. 16 Sep 1894, d. 1 Aug 1960

Stephen Clemence "Clem" Parker

M, b. 2 November 1884, d. 8 October 1965
FatherJohn Henry Parker b. 1852
MotherJoanna Hartman
     Stephen Clemence "Clem" Parker was born on 2 November 1884 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Lilly Ann Rice, daughter of Oren Adelbert Rice and Mary Alice Hodges, on 22 June 1905 at DeWitt County, Texas. Stephen Clemence "Clem" Parker died on 8 October 1965 at DeWitt County at age 80. He was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Family

Lilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Children

John Henry Parker

M, b. 1852
     John Henry Parker was born in 1852 at North Carolina. He married Joanna Hartman.

Family

Joanna Hartman
Children

Joanna Hartman

F
     Joanna Hartman was born at Germany. She married John Henry Parker.

Family

John Henry Parker b. 1852
Children

Alice Johanna Parker

F, b. 21 January 1906, d. 22 July 1919
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Alice Parker
     Alice Johanna Parker was born on 21 January 1906 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on 22 July 1919 at Cuero at age 13 after a water cistern collapsed and fell on her, breaking her back. She was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Thomas Clemons Parker

M, b. 11 June 1907, d. 3 August 1981
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
     Thomas Clemons Parker served in the U. S. Navy. He was born on 11 June 1907 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Ruby Pearl West on 23 August 1933 at DeWitt County, Texas. Thomas Clemons Parker and Ruby Pearl West were divorced. Thomas Clemons Parker married Vela Lanphier, daughter of (?) Lanphier. Thomas Clemons Parker died on 3 August 1981 at age 74.

Family 1

Ruby Pearl West b. 12 Mar 1914

Family 2

Vela Lanphier

Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker

M, b. 30 December 1908, d. 25 November 1978
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
     Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker was born on 30 December 1908 at DeWitt County, Texas. He served in the World War II worked in ship yards. He married Corrine Marie Soehnge on 21 August 1952 at Cuero, Texas. Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker married Odie Knox. Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker died on 25 November 1978 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas, at age 69. He was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Family 1

Corrine Marie Rabke b. 13 Jan 1913, d. 1 Oct 1964

Family 2

Odie Knox

Lewis Henry Parker

M, b. 25 May 1911, d. 10 June 1996
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Lewis Parker, U. S. Navy
     Lewis Henry Parker served in the U. S. Navy. He was born on 25 May 1911 at DeWitt County, Texas; name is William on birth record in Lavaca County Court House. He married Caroline Meta Buch on 24 December 1935 at DeWitt County, Texas. Lewis Henry Parker died on 10 June 1996 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 85. He was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Family

Caroline Meta Buch b. 3 Jan 1917, d. 15 Dec 1986

Nancy Berdy Parker

F, b. 5 February 1917, d. 14 June 1918
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
     Nancy Berdy Parker was born on 5 February 1917 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on 14 June 1918 at age 1 of meningitis and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Mildred Marie Parker

F, b. 26 July 1919, d. 2 September 2007
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Mildred Parker, 1919
     Mildred Marie Parker was born on 26 July 1919 at DeWitt County, Texas. She married Victor A Reinhardt on 3 April 1941. Mildred Marie Reinhardt died on 2 September 2007 at Rosharon, Brazoria County, at age 88. She was buried at Alexander Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas.

Family

Victor A Reinhardt b. 24 Sep 1903, d. 4 Feb 1989

Sophie Ann Parker

F, b. 9 January 1922, d. 20 April 1939
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Sophie Ann Parker
     Sophie Ann Parker was born on 9 January 1922 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on 20 April 1939 at Cuero at age 17 and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Jessie Clifford "Jake" Parker

M, b. 9 May 1924, d. 5 February 2009
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. 2 Nov 1884, d. 8 Oct 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. 7 Nov 1881, d. 15 Jun 1963
Jake Parker in WW II
     Jessie Clifford "Jake" Parker was born on 9 May 1924 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas. He died on 5 February 2009 at San Antonio, Texas, at age 84. He was buried at Alexander Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas.