Jens Nielsen Rokjer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1845 - 1917  (72 years)


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  • Name Jens Nielsen Rokjer 
    Census 1845  Tveed Bye, Dalby Parish, Vejle County Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1845 Census record for Jens Nielsen Rokjer's parents and siblings

    Census year: FT-1845 County: Vejle District: Nørre Tyrstrup Parish: Dalby Place name: Tveed Bye
    Title no /address: Leiehuus Household-/ family no: 45 Source entry no: C3528 Record no: 341
    Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
    Name: Niels Andersen: Age: 37: Marital status : Gift: Occupation in household: Indest og Kludsamler: Birth place: Rokjer
    Name: Anna Pedersdatter: Age: 45: Marital status: Gift: Occupation in household: hans Hustru: Birthplace: Grimstrup
    Name: Magrethe Rokjer: age 9: Marital status: Ugift: Occupation in household: deres Børn: Birth place: Bjert
    Name: Andreas Rokjer: Age: 6: Marital status: Ugift: Occupation in household: deres Børn: Birth place: Bjert
    Name: Peter Rokjer: Age : 3: Marital Status: Ugift: Occupation in household: deres Børn: Birth place: Bjert
     
    Born 6 Mar 1845  Tveed, Dalby Sogn, Nørre Tyrstrup Herred, Vejle Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Dalby Sogn, Nørre Tyrstrup Herred, Vejle Amt
      Dalby Kirkebøger 1782 - 1851
      Dalby Kirkebøg: 1845: Opslag 88: Birth No 2
      Born 1845, 6 March, christened 9 March, Jens Nielsen Rokior a son (søn) of Niels Andersen Rokior and wife (hustru) Anna Maria Pedersdatter, Indsidder (Tennant) in Tveed
      Note for Rokjer. It is spelt in several ways.
      Rokjer, Rokier, Rokior, Roikjær, Raakjær, Raakjer, Røjkjær and Roikjer.

      Rokjer was a village in Bording Sogn, Ringkøbing Amt where Jens' father Niels Andersen Rokjer was born.
      In the 1840 Census Rokjer is called Ruskjær

      Jens'surname changed from Nielsen to Neilsen in Queensland

      Jens N. Rugkjör (Hamburg Emigration Passenger List)

      Røjkjær
    Christened 9 Mar 1845  Dalby Kirke, Vejle Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 14 Jun 1872  From Tved, Schleswig to Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name: Jens N. Rugkjör
    Departure Date: 14 Jun 1872
    Destination: Rockhampton
    Birth Date: abt 1845
    Age: 27
    Gender: männlich (Male)
    Residence: Tved, Schleswig (Schleswig-Holstein)
    Occupation: Landmann
    Ship Name: Shakespeare
    Captain: Jörgensen
    Shipping line: Rob. M. Sloman & Co.
    Shipping Clerk: Louis Knorr & Co.
    Ship Type: Segelschiff
    Accommodation: Zwischendeck
    Ship Flag: Deutschland
    Port of Departure: Hamburg
    Port of Arrival: Queensland
    Volume: 373-7 I, VIII A 1 Band 026 D
    (Hamburg Passenger Lists, 1850-1934)

    Free Passage 
    Emigration 14 Jun 18721872  From Denmark to Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name:RUGKJEAR Jens N: Age: 27: Ship: Shakespeare: Date: 29 Sep 1872: Location: IMM/114: Page: 274: M/film 1: Z1958: Microfilm 2
    M1697
    (Index to Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals 1848-1912 Series ID 13086)

    Surname: Rugkjoer: Given Name: Jens N: Age: 27: Depart Date: 14 Jun 1872: Vessel: Shakespeare: Destination: Queensland: Film: A: Page: 691
    (1872 Hanburg Passenger List)
     
    Died 20 May 1917  Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Funeral Notice 22 May 1917  Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The Friends of Mr. JENS NEILSON late of Stanwell, are respectfully invited to attend his Funeral, to move from the residence of his Son-in-law, Mr J STURGEON, Pattison Street, This Tuesday Afternoon at 3 O'Clock for the Mount Morgan Cemetery
    The Friends of Mr. and Mrs J. STURGEON . Mr. and Mrs. P. NEILSON. Mr. and Mrs. SCHILLING, Mrs. HOUCHIN, Mr. and Mrs. DIXON, and Miss NIELSON (Sons and Daughters), and Mr. and Mrs. A. R. HOFFMAN (Grandchildren ) are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral ol their deceased beloved RELATIVE (Mr. Jens Neilson), to move from the residence of Son-in-law, Mr. J. Sturgeon, Pattison street, THIS (Tuesday) AFTERNOON, at 3 o'clock, for the Mount Morgan, Cemctery.
    J. FRAINEY,
    Undertaker, Morgan-street, Mount Morgan. Telephone No. ll.
    Transcribed from the "Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Queensland, Tuesday 22 May 1917"
     
    Buried 22 May 1917  Mount Morgan Cemetery, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 16 Nov 1917  Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    PROBATE OF WILL
    In the Supreme Court yesterday, the Registrar Mr. J. R. Gair, granted probate of the will of Jens Neilsen, late of Stanwell, farmer, deceased, to Eliza Sturgeon, of Mount Morgan, wife of John Sturgeon, of the same place, miner, and Peter Neilsen, of Mount Morgan. labourer, the executers of the said will. The papers were filed by Mr B. M. Lilley.
    Transcribed from the "Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton, Queensland, Friday 16 November 1917"
     
    Person ID I7668  Hickey, List, Bundesen, Thomsen, Jensen, Jessen
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2020 

    Father Niels Andersen Rokjer,   b. 1811, Rokjer, Bording Sogn, Hammerum Herred, Ringkøbing Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anna Marie Pedersen Roust,   b. 1800, Roust, Grimstrup Sogn, Skast Herred, Ribe Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 20 Feb 1836  Sønder Bjert Kirke, Vejle Amt, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Sønder Bjert Kirkebøger 1832 - 1854
      Sønder Bjert Kirkebøg 1832 - 1854: Opslag No 239: Marriage No 3
      Marriage 20 Feb 1836
      Ungkarl (Bachelor) Niels Andersen Rokjer tjenestekarl (farm servant) at Tyrstrugaard (a farm), a son of the parents , afd. (afdød, deceased) Anders Westersen and Inger Catharine Nielsdatter of Ruskjær, in Borring (Bording?) Sogn in Jutland (Jytland) and Pigen (maiden) Anne Marie Pedersdatter Roust in Si-tved, a daughter of the parents Peder Hansen and Maren Jacobsdatter in Roust in Grimstrup sogn in Jutland (Jytland)
      tjenestekarl = farm hand, male laborer
      tjenestepige = farm maid, female servant
      afdod = deceased : afdød deceased
    Family ID F2561  Group Sheet

    Family Anna Anderson,   b. Abt 1850, Selan?, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1888, Rockhampton Hospital, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married 6 May 1873  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Jens surname was Rugkjer on the marriage registration
      Rugkjer, Neilson: Marriage: 06.05 1873: Spouse: Anderson Anne: Reg No 1873/ 000602
      (Queensland Marriage Register 1829 - 1934)
      Their marriage Certificate has his name as Neilson Routcare
      The certificate was kindly sent by Janice, G. Grandaughter of Jens Nielsen Rokjer and Anna Anderson.
    Children 
     1. Neils Neilsen,   d. 24 Feb 1883, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Anna Maria Neilsen Routcare,   b. 28 Mar 1874, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Feb 1949, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. Maria Neilsen,   b. 16 Nov 1878, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1917, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
    +4. Eliza Neilsen,   b. 10 Dec 1880, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sophia Neilsen,   b. 18 Nov 1883, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Enga Neilsen,   b. 19 Nov 1884, Rockhampton District, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +7. Peter Neilsen,   b. 20 Aug 1887, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1983, Pioneer Nursing Home, Mackay, Queensland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F2560  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S66] Mrs Laurina Collins.

    2. [S74] Arkivalieronline.dk .

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


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