The History of Carl Roulund`s  Family in Denmark.

Carl Roulund was born in Bojden, a little village near the sea, where people made a living from fishing and farming. The village had a few hundred inhabitants and  lay in Horne parish near the provinsial town Faaborg on the island of Fyn in  Denmark. Carl was born the 21th. of December 1850 and Christened  in Horne Church the 16th. of February 1851. He was number eight out of nine brothers and sisters. In October 1873 he emigrated from Denmark to USA with his fiancée Hansine Petrine Jeppesen . They followed Hansine`s five years older  sister Maren Jeppesen, who emigrated 6 monts before.

 

Horne Church.

Bojden about 1900.

 

Carl Roulund`s parents Rasmus Nielsen Roulund  and his wife Kirsten Pedersdatter were maried the 9th. of April 1839 in Horne Church, and two months later the 23rd. of July 1939 they were going to have their first child, who they were going to name  Mads Rasmussen Roulund, but unfortunately he only lived for one week and died the 31st. of July 1939. He was buried on Horne Churchyard.

 

Map showing Denmark. Look at the island of Fyn and find Faaborg south / west

 

Map showing Bojden, Horne, Faldsled and Faaborg.

 

Four Postcard Photo`s from Horne about 1900.

 

The following fourteen years they got eight more children:

nr. 2 Mads Rasmussen Roulund  in the year 1841.

nr. 3 Niels Peder Rasmussen Roulund in the year 1842.

nr. 4 Caroline Roulund in the year 1844. Twin.

nr. 5 Anne Roulund in the year 1844. Twin.

nr. 6 Karen Dorthea Roulund in the year 1846.

nr. 7 Rasmus Roulund in the year 1848.

nr. 8 Carl Roulund in the year 1850.

nr. 9 Hanne Marie Roulund in the year 1853.

Harbour view at Bojden.

 

Carl Roulund grew up in Bojden with his parents and  his brothers and sisters. His parents had build there house ( a little farm) in Bojden in 1840 on a place with a nice view over the sea.

 

The house that Carl Roulunds parents build in 1840, and where he grew up.

View from the house showing Bojden Bay. Photo from February 2013.

 

The 23rd. of April 1865 Carl was confirmed in Horne Church and 8 years later he emigrated from Denmark to New York in USA with his fiancèe Hansine Petrine Jeppesen.  Hansine Petrine Jeppesen was born the 29th. of December 1852 in the village Faldsled in Svanninge parish near Bojden. She was Christened  the 30th. of January  1853 in Svanninge Kirke, in which she was confirmed too the 14th. of April 1867. Her father  Jeppe Nielsen was a village blacksmith in Faldsled. They arrived at New York with the S/S Italia in 1873.

 

Name: Rouland, Carl Occupation: Væver
Age: 23 Destination: Philadelphia, Pa.
Contract no.: 493200 Registration date: 9/10/1873
Last res. parish: Fåborg Last res. county: Svendborg
Last residence: Faaborg Destination country: USA
Destination city: Philadelphia Destination state: Pennsylvania
Name of ship: Indirekte
IDcode: I7374R0804
Name: Jeppesen, Hansine Occupation: Tjenestepige
Age: 21 Destination: Philadelphia, Pa.
Contract no.: 493100 Registration date: 9/10/1873
Last res. parish: Fåborg Last res. county: Svendborg
Last residence: Faaborg Destination country: USA
Destination city: Philadelphia Destination state: Pennsylvania
Name of ship: Indirekte
IDcode: I7374J2816
 

Passenger List SS Italia the 6th. of October 1873

 

 

ITALIA 1872.

 
The "Italia" was built by Robert Duncan & Co. of Port Glasgow in 1872 for Henderson Bros. which later became
the
Anchor Line. She was an iron built vessel of 2245 gross tons, length 306ft x beam 34.4ft (93.26m x 10.48m), one funnel, three masts, single screw and a speed of 11 knots. She had accommodation for 130-1st class and 700-3rd class passengers. Launched on 24/7/1872, she commenced her maiden voyage from Glasgow to Marseilles, Genoa, Naples, Messina, New York and Glasgow in December 1872. After two voyages, she was transferred to the Glasgow - New York [direct] service for ten trips commencing 2/7/1873 and then, in Sept.1874 resumed the Glasgow - Mediterranean - NY - Glasgow service. After eight voyages she transferred to the London - NY run for one voyage commencing 22/1/1877 and then from 1877-1880 was used on the Glasgow - Bombay run. In 1880-1881 she did two trips from Glasgow - Mediterranean - New York and on 25/5/1881 commenced running from Barrow - Dublin - New York. She commenced her last voyage on this service on 26/10/1881 after four trips and was transferred to the Glasgow - Liverpool - Bombay run for three voyages between 1881-83. From then until 1897 she was transferred to the Mediterranean - New York service and on 31/3/1897 left Genoa for Naples and New York on her last voyage arriving on 6/5/1897. On 24/2/1898 she went to the scrapyard in Italy.

The picture below is SS California, who was build the same year to

Anchor Line by Alexander Stephen & Sons .

SS California.

 

Poster for Anchor Line.

The Anchor Lines offices in Glasgow and New York.

 

Emigrant Cabin on Steamship.
   

Faldsled Bathhotel about 1900.

 

From Faldsled village where Hansine grew up.

Svanninge Church in 1908 where Hansine was Christened and Confirmed. The house where Faldsled smithy lay.

 

The Story of Carl Roulund´s sister´s and brother´s.

 

 

Mads Rasmussen Roulund:

Born the 23rd. of  July 1839.  Dead the 31st. of July 1839. Buried the 4th. of August 1839 at Horne Churchyard

 

 

 

Mads Rasmussen Roulund: 

Born the 10th. of March 1841 and Christened the 8th. of April 1841. He was a foster child at his grandmother until he was confirmed, and in 1860 he was a  agricultural worker at a farm in Bojden.

 

 

Horne Church and Churchyard.

 

 

 
Niels Peder Rasmussen Roulund

was born the 22th. of October 1842 in Bojden in Horne Parish and christened the 10th. of november 1842 in Horne Church. When he was  18 years old he worked on a farm  in Bojden. He emigrated to USA in 1888 , but he went back to Denmark for a while. In 1908 he went back to USA again.

 

Name: Rouland, Niels Occupation: Landmand
Age: 45 Destination: San Diego, Calif.
Contract no.: 1800 Registration date: 1/1/1888
Birth place: ? Birth place: ?
Last res. parish: ? Last res. county: - Amerika
Last residence: Amerika Destination country: USA
Destination city: San Diego Destination state: Californien
Name of ship: Hekla
IDcode: D8789R0408

 

Name: Rouland, Niels Peter Occupation: Agent
Age: 65 Destination: NY.
Contract no.: 233400 Registration date: 8/20/1908
Birth place: Faaborg Birth place: Fåborg
Last res. parish: ? Last res. county: - USA
Last residence: USA. Destination country: USA
Destination city: New York City Destination state: New York State
Name of ship: C.F. Tietgen
Remarks: ANM: Tietgen. IDcode: D0708R2603

 

 

In Peter Roulund`s Garden when he was an old man.

 

Caroline Roulund

Was born  the 8th. of December 1844 in Bojden in Horne Parish and Christened  the 2nd. of February 1845 in Horne Church. She was a  Twin.

Census  1845. Svendborg Amt, Sallinge Herred, Horne Sogn, Bøyden Bye, , Et huus, 5, FT-1845

 
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Rasmus Roulund 33 Gift   Huusmand og væver Odense
Kirsten Pedersdatter 30 Gift   Hans kone Her i sognet [Horne]
Niels Peter Roulund 3 Ugift   Deres børn do [Horne]
Caroline Roulund 1 Ugift   Deres børn do [Horne]
Anne Roulund 1 Ugift   Deres børn do [Horne]
Niels Jørgensen 32 Ugift   Væverlærling do [Horne]
Maren Sørensdatter 31 Ugift   Amme og tjenestepige do [Horn

When she was 16 years old she worked on a farm at Horne Mark.

Census 1860.

Svendborg, Sallinge, Horne, Horne Mark, , en gaard, 46, FT-1860

 
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Niels Jørgensen Glasdam 66 Gift gaardmand, huusfader   do [Horne]
Kirsten Pedersdatter 65 Gift hans kone   do [Horne]
Peder Nielsen Glasdam 26 Ugift deres børn, tjenestefolk   do [Horne]
Anne Nielsdatter Glasdam 22 Ugift deres børn, tjenestefolk   do [Horne]
Niels Jørgensen 35 Ugift huusfaders stedsøn, skrædder   do [Horne]
Jørgen Madsen 16 Ugift tjenestefolk   do [Horne]
Caroline Roulund 16 Ugift tjenestefolk   do [Horne

 

Anne Roulund :

Was born  the 8th. of December 1844 in Bojden in Horne Parish and christened  the 2nd. of February 1845 in Horne Church. She was a  Twin.

Census 1850.

Svendborg Amt, Sallinge Herred, Horne Parish, Bøyden By, , 5 et Huus, 147, FT-1850

 
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Rasmus Roulund 38 Gift   Huusmand og Wæver Odense
Kirsten Pedersdatter 35 Gift   hans Kone Her i Sognet
Niels Peder Roulund 8 Ugift   deres Børn Do [Her i Sognet]
Caroline Roulund 6 Ugift   deres Børn, Tvillinger Do [Her i Sognet]
Anne Roulund 6 Ugift   deres Børn, Tvillinger Do [Her i Sognet]
Rasmus Roulund 2 Ugift   deres Børn Do [Her i Sognet]

Census 1870

Odense Amt, Baag Herred, Haarby, Nellemose, , Huus, 2, FT-1870

 
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Lars Gormsen 56 gift Huusfader Arbeidsmand Hårby, Odense Amt
Marie Kirstine Madsdatter 55 gift Huusmoder   Horne, Svendborg Amt
Jørgen Larsen 26 gift Søn Væver Horne, Svendborg Amt
Ane Roulund 25 gift Hustru   Horne, Svendborg Amt

Maried in Haarby Church the 23rd. of January 1869 to Jørgen Larsen who was a weaver.

Haarby Church.                                                                                                      A weaver.

Census 1890

Odense, Baag, Haarby, Nellemose, , Hus, 13, FT 1890

 
Name: Age: Marital status: Occupation in household: Occupation: Birth place:
Jørgen Larsen 45 gift Husfader Væver Hårby, Odense Amt
Anne Roulund 45 gift Husmoder   Horne, Svendborg Amt
Marie Kirstine Larsen 17 ugift Sypige Sypige Hårby, Odense Amt
Rasmus Rasmussen 35 gift Husfader Murer Hårby, Odense Amt
Else Marie Pedersen 32 gift Husmoder   Hårby, Odense Amt
Petra Laura Pedersen 5 ugift Barn   Hårby, Odense Amt
Rasmus Olsen Rasmussen 2 ugift Barn   Hårby, Odense Amt

 

Karen Dorthea Roulund

Was born  the 23rd. of July 1846 in Bojden in Horne Parish and christened  the 2nd. August 1846 in Horne Church. She died only 4 months old the 20th. of October 1846, and was buried on Horne Churchyard the 25th. of October 1846.

 

Rasmus Roulund

Was born  the 12th. of February 1848 in Bojden in Horne Parish and christened in Horne Church the 9th of. August 1848. He was maried to Ane Marie Clausen the 9th of April 1875 in Horne Church.

 

 

Rasmus Roulund  i 1927. Ane Marie  in 1900 at there silverwedding.
 

Rasmus Roulund took over his parent`s farmhouse in Bojden in 1875.

 

Rasmus`s childhood home where he grew up with his brothers and sisters. Rasmus Roulund and his wife Ane Marie in the wheelchair in 1927 the year when she died, together with their daugter and son in law Thora Roulund and Laurits Raun with their children Ellen and Roma.
 

Hanne Marie Roulund

She was born the 28th of February in the year 1853, and was Christened the 7th af April the same year in Horne Church.

Pictures from Horne Church.

Hanne Marie Roulund died the 2nd of April 1877 just 24 years old. She died two weeks after she has born a little girl. The girl was named after her mother and was called Hanne Marie, and grew up at her Grandparents in Bojden.

 

 
 

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Otto Olsson 07.03.2016.