1847 - 1921 (73 years)
||Jens Christian Julius Stephensen |
||18 Dec 1847
||Jerslev Sogn, Børglum Herred, Hjørring Amt, Denmark
- Jerslev Kirkebøg 1834 - 1862: Opslag No36 Birth No 43
Son of Stephen Christensen and Johanne Marie Andersdatter
||28 Dec 1847
||Flyvberghusene, Jerslev Parish, Hjørring County
|Census year: FT-1850 County: Hjørring District: Børglum Parish: Jerslev Place name: Flyvberghusene|
Title no /address: Huus Household-/ family no: 117 Source entry no: C8785 Record no: 545
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Stephen Christensen 38 Gift huusmand lever af sin jordlod Vreilev Sogn Hjørring Amt
Johanna Marie Andersdatter 30 Gift hans kone Taars Sogn Hjørring Amt
Christian Marinus Stephensen 8 - deres børn Taars Sogn Hjørring Amt
Lise Tomine Stephensdatter 11 - deres børn Vreilev Sogn Hjørring Amt
Anders Peter Stephensen 5 - deres børn Taars Sogn Hjørring Amt
Jens Christian Julius Stephensen 3 - deres børn Her i Sognet
Carl Antonio Stephensen 1 - deres børn Her i Sognet
||From Hjørring and København, Denmark to Queensland, Australia
|Data from DDD Emigration Database |
Name: Steffensen, Elna Occupation: Hustru Age: 25 Destination: Queensland Contract no.: 581000 Registration date: 10/19/1872 Last res. parish: København Last res. county: København Last residence: Kbhn. Destination country: Australien Destination city: ? Destination state: Queensland Name of ship: Indirekte IDcode: I7273S1418
Name: Steffensen, Jens Christ. Occupation: Arbejder Age: 24 Destination: Queensland Contract no.: 581000 Registration date: 10/19/1872 Last res. parish: København Last res. county: København Last residence: Kbhn. Destination country: Australien Destination city: ? Destination state: Queensland Name of ship: Indirekte IDcode: I7273S1417 [Danish Emigration 1868 - 1908]
into Queensland (1866-1875)
ALLARDUS 12 06 1873 ... ... Hamburg 11 11 1872 PL M471 ... .... .... .... .... .... ....
ALLARDUS 13 06 1873 Maryborough Hamburg 11 11 1872 PL M1697 (imm/114) .... ....
Index to Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals 1848-1912
NAME Age Ship Date Location Page M/film 1 Microfilm 2
STEFFENSEN Jens Chr 24 Allardus 13 Jun 1873 IMM/114 378 Z1958 M1697
STEFFENSEN Elma 25 Allardus 13 Jun 1873 IMM/114 378 Z1958 M1697
||18 Apr 1873
||Forced into Queenscliff, Melbourne, Victoria
(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT)
The North German ship Alardus, 158 days from Hamburg, bound to Brisbane, put in here to-day, in consequence of the loss of her captain, who disappeared from the ship at 4 o'clock yesterday morning. There is nothing lo show whether the occurrence was accidental or suicidal.. The chief officer is suffering from phthisis, and has been incapa- citated from duty since January. The ship came here in order to make fresh arrange- ments for the prosecution of the voyage. She has 339 immigrants on board. Twenty-eight deaths have occurred from various causes during the voyage, inclusive of four newly born infants. The general health of the crew not being considered satisfactory, although no infectious disease is prevalent at present, the health officer ordered the ship into quarantine, where she now lies awaiting the chief medical officer's decision. The Alardus touched at Pernambuco on tho voyage.
- Transcribed from 'The Argus' Melbourne. Saturday, 19 April 1873
||28 Apr 1873
||Quarantine station, Port Phillip Bay
|The North German ship Alardus, which recently entered Port Phillip Bay, and was placed in quarantine owing to her having illness on board, came up to Hobson's Bay on Saturday afternoon for provisions, having obtained pratique, and left her passengers at the quarantine station, from which place she will again ship them, and convey them to Queensland - their original destination. The Alardus left Hamburg' so long ago as the 14th November, and Immediately met with heavy weather. The Lizard was not passed until 28 days after leaving, and in 21 days more Madeira was reached, the heavy weather continuing. The ship had to call at Periambuco on the 77th day out for water, and remained there two days and a half. The Cape of Good Hope was passed on the 9th March, in lat. 37deg. 30min S., the captain at first Intending to call there, but altering his mind and coming on without doing so Ever since the 10th January the chief officer has been ill, and he is still lying at the quarantine station, and during the whole of the voyage one or two if not more of the crew were on the sick list. To add to the many misfortunes of the passage, the captain was missed in about lat. 39deg. 13min. S. and long. 142deg. 12min. E. He was called up to take his watch at 4 o'clock in the morning, and at 6 o'clock was missed, the only surmise which could be made being that he had fallen overboard. The captain was a married man, and has left a wife and two children. The vessel had as passengers 110 married people, 90 single men, 57 women, and 80 children. Twenty children were born on the voyage, and four died.The vessel is now under the command of Mr. C. W. Ohlrich, who shipped in her as second mate. He expects to remain in Hobson's Bay for five or six days. |
- Transcribed from 'The Argus' Melbourne. Monday 28th April 1873.
||13 Jun 1873
|THE ALARDUS AT MARYBOROUGH.|
The immigrants by the Alardus arrived at Maryborough on Friday, June 13, having been brought up by the Queensland, s. , which went down to the Bay for that purpose. The Wide Bay News says -"It was raining steadily when they arrived, and they could not have received a very favorable ímpression of their new home. Some twenty-one individuals went down to Brisbane by the steamer, having friends in Ipswioh and the neighborhood, leaving about 300 souls in the depot here. On looking through the depot we could see nothing in the appearance of the new-comers to account for the disparaging tone in which they were men- tioned by the Melbourno Press. So far from being in rags and showing signs of extreme des-
titution, they seemed well and comfortably clad, Certainly, as Captain Ohlricht informed us, the day when they arrived in Hobson's Bay was rainy, and the immigrants would hardly have donned their newest clothes, but still the assertion was rather a sweeping one to make on so slenderi a foundation. They seemed to be of very mixed nationality, including Scandinavians, Germans, and Poles. The pure Germans are decidedly in a minority, although as the Poles from Posen are reckoned as Ger- mans their apparent numbers are swelled. The men seemed stalwart fellows and are not quite so fat as some of the previous importations ; some of the women seemed rather weak, as
might be expected from the long and tedious voyage. The depot was not opened to the pub- lic yesterday, only a few employers anxious to hire servants being admitted. As far as we could judge some of the immigrants have brought sufflciently extravagant notions with them. One lady informed us that one married couple demanded wages at the rate of £100 per annum, and another at £80. These were exceptions, however, as far more reasonable terms were asked. It is very doubtful though whether the immi- grants will accept extremely low wages. The evidence of the enquiry held on board the Alardus has not been published yet, and we can learn but few reliable particulars concerning the voyage. It seems that she is not such a very dull sailing craft, at least Captain Nicoll who brought her from Melbourne says so. Her chief defect seems to have been that she was in-
sufficiently lighted and ventilated. The long voyage was caused chiefly by head winds which kept her back at first and finally forced her to put into Pernambuco for water, as she had no condensing apparatus on board. Mr. Kirchner it seems boarded her at Hamburg, and he certainly ought to have seen that these defects were remedied. Other complaints were made in our hearing, but just as emphatically contra- dicted, and we are therefore disinclined to pub- lish them, preferring to wait till the evidence taken on the official enquiry is published."
- This article was transcribed from the 'The Brisbane Courier' Tuesday 8th July 1873
|Queensland Electoral Roll
|Queensland Electoral Roll 1903|
Division of Wide Bay -Subdivision of Biggenden
No 171: Stephensen, Christian Julius, Biggenden, wheelright
No 172: Stephensen, Hans william, Biggrnden, blacksmith
No 172: Stephensen, Jens Christian Julius, Biggenden, storekeeper
No 173, Stephensen, Kirstine, Biggenden, home duties
|Queensland Electoral Roll
||784 Main St., Kangaroo Point
|Queensland Electoral Roll 1919|
Division of Oxley - Subdivision of Kangaroo Point
Stephensen Jens Christian Julius, 784 Main st., labourer
||11 Dec 1921
||Maryborough Hospital, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
- The death occurred at the Maryborough Hospital on Sunday of Mr. J. C. J. Stephensen, a well-known resident of the Biggenden and Gayndah ditricts, in which he had been a prominent storekeeper for a number of years. He was a native of Denmark, where he was born about 74 years ago, and came to Australia in 1873. He is survived by his widow, seven sons, and one daughter.
Transcribed from 'The Queenslander' Saturday 17th December 1921
||12 Dec 1921
||Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland
The death occured yesterday of an old district pioneer in the person of Mr J. C. J. Stephensen,
well known in the Gayndah district. The deceased who was in his 74th year was born in Denmark
and came to Queensland in the year 1873. He settled in Tinana as a blacksmith and wheel wright.
Later he continued his trade in Gayndah and other centres, finally settling in Biggenden. After
some years he opened a general store and became the founder of general stores at Biggenden,
Degilbo, Gayndah and Mundubbera. Latterly he had been a resident in Brisbane.
He is survived by a widow and a family of seven sons and one daughter; namely Messrs E. M. and
J. L. (Gayndah), C. J., H.W., A. H. (Biggenden), T. M. (Murgon), and P. A. Brisbane), and Mrs J.
Hansen (Degilbo). Another son the late Mr M. C. Stephensen, was Mayor of Gayndah, but enlisting
with the A. I. F. was killed on active service. He is survived by a brother, Mr R. Stephensen and a
sister Mrs M. Christensen (Nikenbah). The body is being conveyed to Biggenden by train and the
funeral will leave his late residence for the Degilbo Cemetery.
...[Maryborough Chronicle dated 12 December, 1921]
Janet Martin has kindly given permission for use on this site. http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gordon/ .
||Degilbo Cemetery, Biggenden District, Queensland, Australia
||Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
||31 Jul 2014 |
||Stephen Christensen, b. Jul 1810, Vreilev Sogn Hjørring Amt , Denmark , d. 07 Dec 1856, Jerslev Sogn, Hjørring Amt, Denmark (Age ~ 46 years) |
||Johanne Marie Andersdatter, b. 30 Apr 1820, Taars Sogn, Hjørring Amt ,Denmark , d. 17Jul 1889, Pialba, Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia (Age 68 years) |
||02 Jan 1844
||Taars Parish, Hjørring Amt
||Elna Andersdotter, b. 27 Nov 1846?, Bosjokloster, Malmohus County, Sweden , d. 1873?, At Sea? |
||02 Jul 1871
||Skt Paul Kirke, København
- Skt Paul Kirkebøger, København Amt: Opslag No 211: Marriage No 92
Bridegroom: Stephensen, Jens Christian Julius, Ungkarl [Bachelor}, Smed -? (his occupation), age 23 1/2 yearsof Loth - Hjorring . -?: Bride: Pige [Maiden] Elna Andersdatter , 24 1/2 years of Bosjo Closter - Lund, ibidem: Forloverne: Lauritz Sorensen, -? A. P Stephensen -? . Marriage 2 Jul 1871
| ||1. Andrea Alma Emilie Stephensen, b. 1871, København, Denmark , d. 02 Feb 1873, On the Ship Allardus (Age 2 years)|
| ||2. Johanne Emilie Stephensen, b. 09 Mar 1873, At Sea on the Ship Allardius , d. 23 Mar 1873, At Sea, on the Ship Allardius (Age 0 years)|
||9 Apr 2010 |
||Sidsel Christine Hansen, b. 28 Apr 1854, Smidstrup Sogn, Sogn, Vejle Amt, Denmark , d. 18 Apr 1916, Queensland (Age 61 years) |
||Canterbury reg dis, NSW.
- Marriage Registration
1330/1912 STEPHENSEN JENS C J: Spouse: PETERSEN SISSEL C District. CANTERBURY
[New South Wales Marriage Register]
|+||1. Christian Julius Stephensen, b. 07 Oct 1877, Tinana, Queensland, Australia , d. 17 Jun 1953, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (Age 75 years)|
|+||2. Hans William Stephensen, b. 05 May 1879, Queensland, Australia , d. 16 Dec 1930, Queensland, Australia (Age 51 years)|
|+||3. Peter Alfred Stephensen, b. 09 Aug 1880, Queensland, Australia , d. 05 Jun 1945, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (Age 64 years)|
| ||4. Christina Amelia Stephensen, b. 19 Feb 1882, Queensland, Australia |
|+||5. Martin Conrad Stephensen, b. 19 Apr 1883, Queensland, Australia , d. 18 Sep 1918, France (Age 35 years)|
|+||6. Tolwell Marinush Stephensen, b. 13 Feb 1885, Queensland, Australia , d. 04 Jul 1952, Queensland, Australia (Age 67 years)|
|+||7. Antonia Henry Stephensen, b. 06 Mar 1887, Queensland, Australia , d. 1961, Queensland, Australia (Age 73 years)|
| ||8. Louisa Christina Friar Stephensen, b. 31 May 1889, Queensland, Australia , d. 06 Mar 1890, Queensland, Australia (Age 0 years)|
|+||9. Jens Ludwig Stephensen, b. 23 Nov 1890, Queensland, Australia , d. 21 Dec 1962, Queensland, Australia (Age 72 years)|
|+||10. Emil Maslin Stephensen, b. 27 Jan 1893, Queensland, Australia |
| ||11. George Albert Stephensen, b. 27 Jan 1899, Queensland, Australia , d. 15 Sep 1899, Queensland, Australia (Age 0 years)|
||26 Apr 2010 |
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