Marie Emilie Lønberg

F, (Feb 2, 1884 - Jul 26, 1975)
FatherMogens Peter Lønberg b. May 11, 1842, d. Mar 16, 1900
MotherKaren Marie Christensdatter b. Dec 16, 1838, d. Jun 12, 1912
RelationshipGrandmother of Anita Jean Cooper
Hoffman and Marie (Lønberg) Peterson, 1910
     Marie Emilie Lønberg was born on Feb 2, 1884 at Sct. Johannes Sogn, Copenhagen, Denmark. She was christened on Jun 15, 1884 at Sankt Johannes Sogn, Kobenhavn, Denmark. She married Jorgen Hoffman Peterson, son of Peder II Pedersen and Johanne Peders-Datter, on Aug 11, 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 (brother of Jorgen Hoffman Peterson), an ordained Minister, Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan. Marie was 26, Hoffman was 47 yrs old. Marie Emilie Peterson married Paul Emil Carlson on Sep 8, 1950 at Houston, Harris County, Texas; lived at 7922 Adrian, Houston, Texas, 77012. Marie Emilie Carlson died on Jul 26, 1975 at Houston, Harris County, Texas, at age 91 of cerebrovascular accident (stroke) and was buried at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster.
     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. She and Jorgen Hoffman Peterson resided at Houston; where he worked as a dairyman for St Anthony's Home. Her father died when she was 16 years old. Marie Emilie Lønberg was worked at Illum's Department Store in Copenhagen as secretary to the store owner. She emigrated on Aug 24, 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 in 1910 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 emigrated on Apr 29, 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. The 1920 Federal Census enumerated her as head of household on Jan 31, 1920 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. She 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 May 19, 1921 to Apr 17, 1922. She and Jorgen Hoffman Peterson separated when Helen was 11 or 12 years old. in 1927. Marie Emilie Lønberg resided between 1929 and 1930 at Houston.

Family 1

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

Family 2

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

Karen Anne Gaffney

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

James Milton Newman

M, (Oct 16, 1859 - May 9, 1938)
FatherJoseph Austin Newman b. Oct 2, 1827, d. Nov 19, 1872
MotherElizabeth Dedrick Baker b. Sep 3, 1834, d. Sep 6, 1916
     James Milton Newman was born on Oct 16, 1859 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Martha E. (Mary) Means on Aug 15, 1877. James Milton Newman married Mary Ema Cochran on Jan 12, 1880 at DeWitt County. James Milton Newman married Mary Elizabeth Rice, daughter of Oliver Hugh Rice and Adeline Prudence Courtney, on Dec 13, 1882 at DeWitt County, Texas. James Milton Newman married Polly Elam on Feb 3, 1898. James Milton Newman died on May 9, 1938 at Runnels County, Texas, at age 78. He was buried at Voss Cemetery, Coleman County, Texas.
     The 1880 Federal Census enumerated him as head of household in 1880 DeWitt County, Texas; James M Newman, 20 and Martha E, 18.

Family 2

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

Family 3

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

Family 4

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

Clara Marie Beckman

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

Family

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

Vady Ruth Pruetz

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

Family

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

Bertha Pierce

F, (May 23, 1895 - Jul 7, 1987)
FatherCharles David Pierce
MotherLucinda Jane Bell
     Bertha Pierce was born on May 23, 1895 at Halletsville, Lavaca County, Texas. She married Effie Justin "E. J." Rice, son of William Henry "Roane" Rice and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie or Lens" Karl, on Sep 22, 1915 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas. Bertha Pierce died on Jul 7, 1987 at County Line Cemetery, DeWitt County, Texas, at age 92.

Family

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

Norene Dubose

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

Family

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

Stephen Clemence "Clem" Parker

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

Family

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

John Henry Parker

M, (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, (Jan 21, 1906 - Jul 22, 1919)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
Alice Parker
     Alice Johanna Parker was born on Jan 21, 1906 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on Jul 22, 1919 at Cuero at age 13 after a water cistern collapsed and fell on her, breaking her back and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Thomas Clemons Parker

M, (Jun 11, 1907 - Aug 3, 1981)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
     Thomas Clemons Parker was born on Jun 11, 1907 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Ruby Pearl West on Aug 23, 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 Aug 3, 1981 at age 74.
     He served.

Family 1

Ruby Pearl West b. Mar 12, 1914

Family 2

Vela Lanphier

Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker

M, (Dec 30, 1908 - Nov 25, 1978)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
     Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker was born on Dec 30, 1908 at DeWitt County, Texas. He married Corrine Marie Soehnge on Aug 21, 1952 at Cuero, Texas. Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker married Odie Knox. Sam Adelbert "Delbert" Parker died on Nov 25, 1978 at Yoakum, Lavaca County, Texas, at age 69 and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.
     He served worked in ship yards.

Family 1

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

Family 2

Odie Knox

Lewis Henry Parker

M, (May 25, 1911 - Jun 10, 1996)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
Lewis Parker, U. S. Navy
     Lewis Henry Parker was born on May 25, 1911 at DeWitt County, Texas; name is William on birth record in Lavaca County Court House. He married Caroline Meta Buch on Dec 24, 1935 at DeWitt County, Texas. Lewis Henry Parker died on Jun 10, 1996 at DeWitt County, Texas, at age 85 and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.
     He served.

Family

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

Nancy Berdy Parker

F, (Feb 5, 1917 - Jun 14, 1918)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
     Nancy Berdy Parker was born on Feb 5, 1917 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on Jun 14, 1918 at age 1 of meningitis and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Mildred Marie Parker

F, (Jul 26, 1919 - Sep 2, 2007)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
Mildred Parker, 1919
     Mildred Marie Parker was born on Jul 26, 1919 at DeWitt County, Texas. She married Victor A Reinhardt on Apr 3, 1941. Mildred Marie Reinhardt died on Sep 2, 2007 at Rosharon, Brazoria County, at age 88. She was buried at Alexander Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas.

Family

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

Sophie Ann Parker

F, (Jan 9, 1922 - Apr 20, 1939)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
Sophie Ann Parker
     Sophie Ann Parker was born on Jan 9, 1922 at DeWitt County, Texas. She died on Apr 20, 1939 at Cuero at age 17 and was buried at Alexander Cemetery.

Jessie Clifford "Jake" Parker

M, (May 9, 1924 - Feb 5, 2009)
FatherStephen Clemence "Clem" Parker b. Nov 2, 1884, d. Oct 8, 1965
MotherLilly Ann Rice b. Nov 7, 1881, d. Jun 15, 1963
Relationship1st cousin 1 time removed of Anita Jean Cooper
Jake Parker in WW II
     Jessie Clifford "Jake" Parker was born on May 9, 1924 at Cuero, DeWitt County, Texas. He died on Feb 5, 2009 at San Antonio, Texas, at age 84. He was buried at Alexander Cemetery, Yoakum, Texas.