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Dinnes Christensen DINNESEN & Ane Nielsen - Manawatu

Journal by ngairedith

The following family was taken from
Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke
in an endeavour to find all the children of Dinnes Christensen Dinnesen & Ane Nielsen.
The main problem being the many different ways their names have been spelt. Not only their surname but their christian names as well, on all documents in BDM, on family trees, in PapersPast etc. Your comments to help would be appreciated.
Some of the names found to date: Dinesen, Dinnesen, Dennesen, Denneson, Dennison & the cemetery database even has Dinmesen

Ane Nielsen
was born: 13 Jan 1860 in Denmark
she died: 19 Sep 1902 aged 42 in the early hours of the morning, 1 day before the death of her one month old daughter Ivy. They are buried together
Bush Advocate, 19 Sep 1902 The friends of Mrs Dennesen (note spelling), of Mangatera, will regret to hear of her death, which occurred at an early hour this morning. The deceased was a resident of Dannevirke for about twenty years. The late Mrs Dennesen was aged 42 years, and she leaves a husband and five children to mourn their loss (Tunnes, Hannah, Kjersten, Niels & Mabel)
buried Grave 8, Block C at Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke

she was the wife: of Dinnes Christensen Dinnesen, (1852-1928) also from Denmark.
born: 1 June 1852
event: He was a Labourer in Dannevirke when he received his naturalisation letter in July 1887
died: 18 Jan 1928 aged 76
buried: Plot 27, Block ZC, Main section at Mangatera
headstone: In loving memory of Dinnes Christensen Dinnesen. Died 18 January 1928. Aged 76 years. At Rest

the children of ANE & DINNES:
(8 found to date)
..1 1881 - 1882 Tunnes Dinnesen
born: 27 Feb 1881
died: 4 March 1882 aged 1
buried: not yet found

..2 1882 - 1959 Tunnes 'Thomas' Samuel Dinnesen
born: 19 July 1882
occupation: Carpenter
married: Mary Shankland (1879-1927) in 1907
Manawatu Standard, 28 Nov 1927 DENNISON - On Nov 26th 1927, at her late residence, 2 Lombard Street, Palmerston North, Mary, dearly beloved wife of Thomas Samuel Dennison; aged 48 years
* Mary is buried Plot 10, Block 11, Area B at Kelvin Grove. On database as May Dennison
he next married: Susannah Harding in 1928
died: 12 Jan 1959 aged 76 in Palmerston North
buried: Plot 81, Block 4, Area M at Kelvin Grove with Susannah

..3 1884 - 1916 Hannah Mary 'Ann' Dinnesen
born: 21 Oct 1884
married: George Tapp (1871-1946) in 1903
children: 7 known: William George (killed in Crete), Harold, Trevor, Doris May, Ina Myrtle, Eric Clifford & Violet
died: 2 Oct 1916 aged 31
buried: Grave 37, Block C, Main section at Mangatera with her twin sons who died Sep 1915: Trevor (aged 18 hours) & Harold (aged 48 hours)
* husband George Tapp died 23 July 1946 aged 75 and is buried Plot 37, Block 19 at Wakapuaka cemetery, Nelson

..4 1886 - 1971 Kjersten Dinnesen
* written everywhere Kesten, Keston, Kestern, Kersten, Kester & sometimes Caston on BDM. Her headstone has Keston
born: 12 June 1886
married: William Henry Thompson (1883-1961) in 1904
children: 7 known: Keston Ivy, Ellen May, Gladys Rita, William Trevor, Evelyn Thelma, William Victor & Nancy Joyce
died: 20 July 1971 aged 85
buried: Plot 17, Block ZD, Main Section at Mangatera with husband William

..5 1888 - 1951 Neil Christian Dinnesen
born: 18 Feb 1888
school: attended Dannevirke Main School
event: was the principal witness in the murder trial of Mathias Peter Beck who was charged of killing his wife at Norsewood 31 Aug 1912
served in WWI : as Rifleman 23/2512, wounded in action in 1916
died: 1 Oct 1951 aged 63
buried: Plot 4, RSA Lawn at Rangatira

..6 1889 - 1957 Mabel Dinnesen
born: 24 Dec 1889
school: attended Dannevirke Main School
born: married Stedman Stanley 'Sam' Viles (1886-1947) 14 Aug 1915 (his nickname is sometimes written 'Stan' but is 'Sam' on his headstone)
children: (1 born still), then 3 known daughters, 1920-1920 Marjorie Jean Viles, Pattie Noleen Viles & a son Gordon Anzac Viles (1923-1980)
died: 30 Sep 1957 aged 67
buried: Plot 3B, Row 3, Block 3 at Feilding with husband Sam
headstone: In loving memory of Stedman Stanley (Sam) Viles. Died Apr 27 1947 aged 60 years and his wife Mabel. Died Sept 27 1957 aged 67 years

..7 1896 - Alice Gertrude Dinnesen
born: 3 Dec 1896
died: before 1902 (Ane had 5 surviving children at her death in 1902. See above)

..8 1902 - 1902 Ivy Maria Dinnesen (father was not recorded)
born: 18 Aug 1902
died: 20 Sep 1902 aged 5 weeks
buried: Grave 8, Block C at Settlers Cemetery, Dannevirke with her mother

NOTES
a John Frederick Dinesen (1848-1921), born in Copenhagen, was a painter in Palmerston North in 1893 when he received his naturalisation letter

PHOTO
Thomas Samuel & Susannah Dinnesen

Plot 81, Block 4 at Kelvin Grove

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