John Karsten   Jessen

John Karsten Jessen[1, 2]

Male 1893 - 1972  (79 years)

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  • Name John Karsten Jessen 
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 27 Mar 1893  Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: John Karsten Jessen
      Birth Date: 27 Mar 1893
      Father's Name: Andrew Jessen
      Mother's name: Anne Sophia Frederica Egediar
      Birth Place: Queensland
      Registration number: 007897
      (Queensland Birth Register 1829-1914)
    Gender Male 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 7 Aug 1915  Cairns Post, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll
    CHILLAGOE (within the Division of Chillagoe).
    Left 589 Jessen, John Carsten
    Cairns Post, Queensland, Saturday, 7 August 1915
    Left (Left the District) 
    Military 11 Feb 1916 - 27 Dec 1918  Western Front Find all individuals with events at this location 
    First World War Embarkation Roll
    John Karston JESSEN
    Regimental number 5776 Religion Church of England Occupation Labourer Address Brisbane, Queensland Marital status Single Age at embarkation 23 Next of kin Step-Mother, Mrs E Jessen, Wooroolin, Queensland Enlistment date 11 February 1916 Rank on enlistment Private Unit name 15th. battalion, 18th. Reinforcement AWM Embarkation Roll number 23/32/2 Embarkation details Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 4 May 1916 Rank from Nominal Roll Private Unit from Nominal Roll 41st Battalion Fate Returned to Australia 27 December 1918 Other details
    War service: Western Front
    Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
    Australian Government, Department of Veterans' Affairs

    ESSEN John Karsten

    Private 5776 15th Battalion
    Born Maryborough, Queensland
    Enlisted 11th February 1916
    Address of next of Kin Wooroolin, Queensland
    Occupation at enlistment Labourer
    Embarked Brisbane ?SEANG CHOON? 4th May 1916
    Returned to Australia ?SOMALI? 1st March 1919
    Discharged 8th April 1919
    (South Burnett Regional Council, "Every Man Remembered")
     
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1919  Great Western Hotel, Maryborough Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1919
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Maryborough
    No. 681: BRENNAN, Cecelia; Place of Living: Great Western Hotel: Occupation; Home duties
     
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1919  Wooroolin near Kingaroy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1919
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Nanango
    No 1721: JESSEN, Johan Casten: Place of Living: Wooroolin: Occupation: Farmer
     
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1925  Wooroolin near Kingaroy Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1925
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Nanango
    No 1747: JESSEN, Cecelia Mary: Place of Living: Wooroolin: Occupation; Home duties
    No 1751: JESSEN, Johan Casten: Place of Living: Wooroolin: Occupation: Farmer
     
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1936  Tingoora, Kingaroy District Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1936
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Wondai
    No 2017: JESSEN, Cecelia : Place of Living: Tingora: Occupation; Home Duties
    No 2018: JESSEN, Johan Casten: Place of Living; Tingoora; Occupation; Butcher
     
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1949  354 Alice st., Maryborough Find all individuals with events at this location 
    QUEENSLAND ELECTORAL ROLL 1949
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Maryborough
    JESSEN, Cecelia Mary: Place of Living: 354 Alice st., home duties
    JESSEN, John Karsten: Place of Living: 354 Alice st., Occupation: linesman
     
    Personal 21 Apr 1949  Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Staying in town over Easter as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Jessen were:-Mrs. L. Waltman, Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Jessen, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Hogg; Mr. and Mrs. A. Kunst, and Mr. P. Jessen. All were in town for the Karft-Kunst wedding which took place on Easter Saturday.
    Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland, Thursday, 21 April 1949 
    Personal 21 Mar 1951  Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland, Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mr. J. K. Jessen leaves by Thursday night's plane to spend the Easter with his daughter and son-in-law, tho S. M. Murphys of Ipswich.
    Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland, Wednesday, 21 March 1951 
    Queensland Electoral Roll 1954  21 Roseneath st., Maryborough Find all individuals with events at this location 
    QUEENSLAND ELECTORAL ROLL 1954
    Division of Wide Bay - Subdivision of Maryborough
    No 3917: JESSEN, Cecelia Mary: Place of Living: 29 Roseneath st., home duties
    JESSEN, John Karsten: Place of Living: 21 Roseneath st., Occupation: labourer
     
    Died 07 May 1972  Base Hospital, Maryborough, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Notice 9 May 1972  Maryborough Chronicle. Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death Notice
    JESSEN John Karsten - 5776 Pte; 41st Bn 1st A.I.F. At Base Hospital, Maryborough on May 7, 1972, John Karsten, beloved husband of Cecelia Mary Jessen of 21 Roseneath Street, Maryborough, beloved father and father-in-law of Dot and Steve Murphy (Ipswich) and Fay and Arthur Cusack (Redcliffe) and brother of Marinka (Mrs M O'Leary, Yeppoon), William and Eliza (Mrs A Jones) both of Wooroolin. There are 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Aged 79 years.
    Maryborough Chronicle, Queensland, 9 May 1972 
    Buried 09 May 1972  Maryborough Cemetery, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • MARYBOROUGH CEMETERY,QUEENSLAND,AUSTRALIA
      John Karsten Jessen :Age 79: Burial: 9 May 1972
      Cecelia Mary Jessen: Age 87: Burial: 21 Mar 1985
    Person ID I4239  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 23 Aug 2018 

    Father Andreas Peter Jessen,   b. Aug 1845, Tinningstedt, Karlum Parish, Nordfriesland, Schelswig -Holstein, Denmark/Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1915, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Sophie Frederikke Hansen/Egedius/Egidius,   b. 22 Aug 1853, Den Kgl. Fødselsstiftelse, København , København Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1899, Goorah Farm, Netherby, Gundiah District, Qld., Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1872  Maryborough, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Name: Andrew Jesson
      Spouse Name: Frederika Egidius
      Marriage Date: 13 Mar 1872
      Marriage Place: Queensland
      Registration number: 000348
      (Queensland Marriage Register 1829-1937)
    Family ID F1138  Group Sheet

    Family Cecelia Mary Brennan,   b. Abt 1898,   d. Mar 1985, Maryborough, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 20 Aug 1921  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Marriage Registration:
      JESSEN, John Carsten: Marriage: 20.08. 1921: Spouse: BRENNAN, Cecelia Mary; Reg No 1921/C2296 [Queensland Marriage Register]
    Children 
     1. Dorothy Lenore Jessen
    +2. Elna Fay Jessen,   d. 2012, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F1478  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    JESSEN, John Karston
    JESSEN, John Karston
    JESSEN, John Karston

    Picture
    Service No 5776
    Private
    41st Battalion
    Born Maryborough, Qld.
    Step son of E JESSEN
    Of Wooroolin, Qld.
    Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
    Resided Brisbane, Qld.
    Enlisted 11 February 1916
    Served on the Western Front
    Returned to Australia 27 December 1918

    WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of Queenslanders
    John Karsten Jessen
    John Karsten Jessen
    Inscription for John Karsten Jessen
    Cemetery: Maryborough Monumental, Garden of Rest Lawn, and Crematorium QLD
    Inscription Id: 15838887
    Surname: Jessen
    Given Names: John Karsten
    Birth Date: 1893?
    Death Date: May 1972
    Age: 79
    Gender: M
    Portion: garden of rest XI
    Plot: 382
    Photographed and transcribed by: Kevin Williams
    Australian Cemeteries Index

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.

    2. [S12] Qld Birth, Deaths and Marriages.


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