Susan Mary-Ann (Goldmark) Laursen

Susan (Goldmark) Laursen

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About Me
 


Susan (Goldmark) Laursen is part Danish.


Susan (Goldmark) Laursen is part Scottish.


Susan (Goldmark) Laursen is part Chinese.
 
Descendant of Marx Goldmark.


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Ny name is Susan Laursen . I was born in rigs hospital in Copenhagen.

My mother was born in shek-lung in Hong Kong, 11 november 1911. And my dad was born in Randers Denmark 8 march 1913. My grandmother Alice young on my mothers side was born 1884 in shanghai died 2 july 1929 in Hong Kong. my granddad from my mothers side Boile Christiansen was born 16 February 1873 in Varde in Jutland Denmark. Emigrated to Hong Kong I am married to Poul laursen who are Danish.



Alice Christiansen (nee Young); middle row, second from right.


I have try for 15 years to find my family on my mothers side, I manage to find almost all of my granddad Boile Christiansen ancestors with help. it is very difficult to find ancestors that has emigrated to China. Most of them has emigrated from paisley, Scotland. So it has gone very slowly. But are happy every time something new come op. After scotlandspeople brought my article about finding my grandmothers Alice I been fortune to get some letters all back from 1892 my granddad wrote from USA and China.

Recently I found my two cousins and are going to meet them 12 may in London This is my grandmother Alice Christiansen ( young ) photo taken in Hong Kong.

Alice Christiansen




My great grandfather Daniel just Christiansen born 15 September 1845 Rottarp Ottrup sogn. Died 28 june 1927 Varde. And his wife Karen kristiane Sørensen born 25 May 1848 in Tarm. Died 15 juni 1915 Varde. And there 10 out of 13 children.

My great grandparents with 10 og there 13 children


Alice young was born in Shanghai 1884. And i know for shore she died 2 Juli 1929 in Hong Kong. Her dad I know was Samuel young, born in paisley Scotland in 1841. Alice' mother grandmother ps mother was Chinese born in Shanghai just found out from GRO archives in england where he name are on the birth certificate her name are An-Jing , I would be very happy to be learn more about her. I also do not know where or when we're married, but my guess are between 1864 and 1873. I know Samuel was a customs and excise office who work to his dead 19 August 1886 in China.

Alice Young meet my granddad in China Boile Christiansen,he was born 16 February 1873 in Denmark. Brogade 10 in Varde. The married 10 June 1908 in Union church in Hong Kong . I also find out Alice had a sister call Elizabeth who moved to Scotland, and stay with her dads brother Alexander and his wife Louisa. Alice also had a brother William who married a Danish girl call Mary Kragh. I know they married 4 June 1904 at H.B.M's consulate-general in China.

If anyone know more about my family I would be very grateful to learn more. It has take me 13 years to know what I know now, thanks to a wonderful friend in Scotland.

Also I wrote to archives in U.K. And god the wil about my great grandfather Samuel young his wife came




Boile Christiansen

My granddad Boile Christiansen, was born in Jutland 16 February 1873. He had 13 brother and sisters I all manage to find with great help from a Danish genealogy and great friend call Nic Johannsen in Denmark. I certainly thank him for all his help. Boile emigrated grated to USA he took a job as a waiter on the ship to get to USA. He later join the Spanish Philippins America war as a sergeant. He then moved to China, where he stay the rest of his life. He meet my grandmother and they got marry. 10 June 1908. In Union church in Hong Kong. He got a daughter my mother Edna Elizabeth He end up being a consul in Hong Kong 2 November 1922 he died of malaria in Hong Kong.


My granddad end up being a consul in Hong Kong how sad he died and left his wife and daughter. My mother was only 12 years old.


Death of consul, Boile Christiansen

My parents


Edna Elizabeth (née) Christiansen Karl Marx Johan Goldmark (née) Nielsen

My parents. My mother was born 1. November 1911 in sheklung in China. She was the daughter of Alice and Boile Christiansen. My mother lost her dad 2 November 1922 in Hong Kong of malaria, and her mum 1929 in Hong Kong. I am still try to local where my grandmother Alice might be buried. My mother came to Denmark in 1929. Where her dads brother open her home for her in centralhotellet in Varde. She meet my dad in a dance restaurant in Esbjerg Denmark where he was playin a band. The got 2 children my sister Mimi and me. My mother was a very energetic woman, she paint sew, sang, play the piano and she always help the animal. She was driving my dad mad with all the animals she brought home to cure. And they never left, or she would find home for them. The later bought and old ruin as my dad would call it in the country. But they manage to make it a great little country house. She loved staying there.My dad was playing in bands. And later became business school teacher, in the summer she drive around with tourists showing them Denmark. He often took me, and I love it. My dad was born 8 March 1913 in Randers Denmark He was always funny to be around. He also made drummer, maracas and my mother would paint them for sail. Under the war there wasn't much money, he would take his harmonica and go around playing and kind people would give him money. My mother died of cancer 24 May 1970 and 6 month later my dad died.



Bute newspaper was very kind to bring and article about the mystery of my grandmother. Her dad Samuel young born 1840/41 in paisley Scotland. Emigrated to Shanghai Around 1865. And his children was born in Shanghai,



A article I wrote to scotlandspeople, about founding out about my Scottish people from Paisley, that emigrated to Shanghai/Hong Hong all back in1865. Maybe someone who read it might know about the family...

This is the information I have on my family that live in China

North China Herald 04 September 1886 At Keelung, on the 19th ult., Samuel Young, of the I.M. Customs, a native of Paisley, Scotland, aged 46. Deeply regretted by a large circle of Freinds.



North China Herald 10 June 1904 YOUNG - KRAGH. - On the 4th of June, 1904, at H.B.M's Consulate-General. William, eldest son of the late Samuel Young, I.M. Customs' Service, to Mary, eldest daughter of C.H.Kragh, late of Nagasaki.


North China Herald 20 June 1908 CHRISTIANSEN - YOUNG. - On June 10, 1908, at the Union Church, Hongkong, by the Rev, C.H.Hickling. B. Christiansen, C.E. of the Canton-Kowloon Railway, to Alice Young of Shanghai.




Mary Kragh came from Denmark. She had a son 3 April 1905. 34 Range road, Shanghai. There was a notis in North China Herald 10 June 1904 YOUNG - KRAGH. - On the 4th of June, 1904, at H.B.M's Consulate-General. William, eldest son of the late Samuel Young, I.M. Customs' Service, to Mary, eldest daughter of C.H.Kragh, late of Nagasaki. I was wondering if anyone would have some information about her.

William young was born in Shanghai, He was my grandmothers Alice brother.he got married to a Danish girl Mary kragh. North China Herald 10 June 1904 YOUNG - KRAGH. - On the 4th of June, 1904, at H.B.M's Consulate-General. William, eldest son of the late Samuel Young, I.M. Customs' Service, to Mary, eldest daughter of C.H.Kragh, late of Nagasaki. I know that William and Mary gave birth to a son 3. April 1905 in 34 range road in Shanghai. I am not shore if it was Charles C young, or he came later. They got a son call Charles c. Young. Who married Minnie Symons.



Elizabeth Mackie (née) young was Alice Christiansen (née) sister.

Elizabeth Young moved to Scotland, where she lived with her uncle and aunt, Alexander Young and Louisa Young (nee Duncan). I found Elizabeth living in Glasgow in the 1891, 1901 and 1911 censuses. Elizabeth Young married William Moon Mackie in Glasgow in 1918, and the couple must have moved to Bute after the wedding.


Alice Christiansen will was through learning Elizabeth’s address on Bute that I managed to start finding Samuel Young and my other Scottish ancestors. I found a piece of paper (dated 1929) in my mother's possessions which said 'Mrs. W.M. Mackie, Ettrick Bank, Port Bannatyne, Bute'. From that single piece of information, I was able to start searching various records on the ScotlandsPeople website and eventually discovered who my Scottish ancestors. This was a 'Eureka' moment for me, and I'm very happy t learn that Paisleyn is my Scottish 'hometown.

The Mrs. W.M. Mackie turned out to be Elizabeth Mackie (nee Young), who died on Bute in 1950. Elizabeth's husband, William Moon Mackie, died on Bute in 1963. When Elizabeth died, her address was 17 Castle Street, Port Bannatyne, and William’s address when he died was Thomson Home, Rothesay. As mentioned above, the couple also had connections to an address called Ettrick Bank, Port Bannatyne, in North Bute - I think they perhaps lived there between 1925 and 1930. I am trying to find relatives or friends of Elizabeth and William Moon Mackie, from bute Scotland, would love to find out more about my grandmother and family.

My grandmother born 30 may 1886 Overlund

Elisabeth Nielsen as a young girl

My grandfather Johan Christian Nielsen born 14 may 1884.

Soldier Johan Christian Nielsen

My latest new Scotland people public my article I was looking for my family from china, I have for many years try to find them. Throw the article someone send me a mail they had find my family in U.K. I send a letter hope it would be my cousin and I got a letter return from my cousin Valerie and a letter from cousin Jonathan young, They are both born in shanghai. They are my grandmothers brothers grandchildren. I saw them when I was a child, but we talk on the phone it was like we have always know each other. How wonderful they now live in U.K. We went to visit them in May, it was a wonderful reunion. It is really a small world, because there grandfather married a danish woman call Mary Kragh.


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On 16 Nov 2017 at 23:11 GMT Gwen (Edwards) Fleming wrote:

Hi Susan,

Thank you so much for the invitation to join Project: Integrators. I would be honored. Let me know what I will need to do.

On 20 Oct 2017 at 13:02 GMT Sandra (Barry) Davidson wrote:

Thank you Susan for the nice surprise this morning. I really appreciate you awarding me the Community Star! I surely wasn't expecting it!! Sandra

On 17 Oct 2017 at 00:31 GMT Diana Horn wrote:

Thank you Susan Laursen! I appreciate your help!

On 16 Oct 2017 at 16:23 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

Thank you so much, Susan. That was very kind of you. ;)

On 12 Oct 2017 at 05:50 GMT Steve (McCabe) Schmidt wrote:

Hi Susan,

Thanks for the message, I just been feeling a bit under the weather and been trying to finish some stuff I been putting off all summer.

Thanks

On 11 Oct 2017 at 10:49 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

Thank you!

On 11 Oct 2017 at 07:47 GMT Betty Tindle wrote:

Hi Susan, I would love to be a member of the Integrators Team. I do however, at times, have health problems that keep me away. Would that be a problem?

Have a beautiful day!

On 6 Oct 2017 at 16:27 GMT Keith Hathaway wrote:

Hi Susan... as a valuable member of the trusted-list for All About the Weekend Chat, I'm letting you know...the Chat is on :)

https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/478805/let-your-personality-shine-the-weekend-chat-oct-through-oct

On 2 Oct 2017 at 14:33 GMT Stephanie (Obrien) Meredith wrote:

thank you

On 2 Oct 2017 at 14:16 GMT Stephanie (Obrien) Meredith wrote:

Would love to join interegrators sounds like a good idea Susan

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