CHRISTOPHER JENSEN BØE
Utreist med/Emigrated on: "Jupiter" to Boston
Utreist til/Emigrated to: Ashippun township, Dodge County, Wisconsin.
Christopher Jensen Bøe: He
was baptized May 11, 1783 in Gjerpen. His parents were Jens Nielsen Nordre
Bøe and Anne Nielsdatter.
In the census of 1801 we find the family on Nordre Bøe:
Jens Nielssen Husband age 45 1st marriage Cottager
Anne Nielsdtr Wife age 47 1st marriage
Christopher Jenssen Child age 18 Unmarried
Niels Jenssen Child age 5
Maren Jensdtr Child age 11
Kirsten Jensdtr Child age 9
Christopher was married Sept 1, 1808 to Maren Ingebretsdatter Rosvald. She was baptized in Gjerpen July 18, 1779 and parents were Engebret Solvesen (born 1742) and Giøran Sondresdatter. Engebret was the son of Solve Rosvald who died in 1771 at the age of 71 and was married to an unknown woman, who died in 1783 at the age of 77.
Maren died April 23, 1836 at the small place Grønsten under Bøe, so Christopher emigrated to America with his sons Niels and Jens.
Christopher and Maren had the following children:
Niels, baptized June 4, 1809, and died Sept 10, 1810 on the farm Lien under Nordre Bøe.
Niels, baptized Sept 15, 1811
Maren, born March 26, 1814
Jens, born May 28, 1823
Christopher died August 21, 1865 and is buried at Ashippun Lutheran Cemetery.
1997 - Skien Genealogical page - by Jan Christensen