Dithleff Dinnsen, Carsten Dinnsen, sister Metha Hansen

On the Warrington, sailing from hamburg to Grimsby via Liverpool, were Broder Dinnsen 55, Catharina 50, Johanna 16, Carl 15, Maria 13, Christian 12, Broder 10, and Dettlef 7.

In 1900 Antelope County, Nebraska Engebor, 27, is married to Hans Rasmussen.   Widowed father Broder Dinnsen 67 and her brother Carston Dinnsen 24 are with them.

Broder -1832-1920 and Christina 1838-1891 are buried in Danish Cemetery, Antelope County, Nebraska.

Dethleff proved up a quarter in 25, 7N 48W in 1913.

He owned that quarter in 1917, and a mile north in section 25, C. Dinnsen owned a quarter.  Dietleff was also leasing two quarters of the "school section " 36 in 1917.

Dethleff registered with a Haxtun address, born Feb 28, 1881, was working for himself, and nearest relative was Broder Dinsen of Plainview, Pierce County, Nebraska.

In 1920 Sherman County, Kansas, "Ethleff" Dinsen is single, born in Germany.

In 1930 Sherman County, Dethleff is 49, immigrating in 1888, married to Nora K. 47, both saying they were born in Denmark, immigrating in 1904.  She was married first at age 25.

In 1940 they're still farming in Sherman County.

Dave Dinsen passed away Suddenly (Dettlief Dinsen)

Friends here were shocked to hear of the death of Dave Dinsen who passed away Thursday, December 29th at the Booth Roy Memorial Hospital after a short illness of a few hours. Mr. Dinsen who was sixty-eight at the time of his passing was born in Denmark on February 28 1881, and has been a resident of Sherman County since 1919, coming here from Brush, Colorado.

The Family purchased a farm west of Goodland on which they made their home until Mrs. Dinsen was in death in 1942 at which time Mr. Dinsen moved to Goodland. Mr. Dinsen was an active member of the Elks Lodge and took a deep interest in lodge work. He is survived by three brothers and one sister, Carsten Dinsen of Boulder, Colorado, Christian Dinsen and Broder Dinsen both of Portland, Oregon, and Mrs. Hans Rasmussen, of Brunswick, Nebraska. Also one nephew, Ewald Rasmussen, of Goodland, besides a host of other relatives and friends of the community.

Services were held Monday at Lester F. Sage. Pall bearers were Albert Holton, Louis Lohr, Mark Broschinksi, Carl Nordman, Lawrence House, and William Cole.

Source: Sherman County Herald, January 5th, 1950, Goodland, Kansas.
Dethlef Dinnsen -1881-1949 is on a stone in the Goodland, Kansas cemetery.

Mrs. Dinsen Gone

Mrs. Elenora Christine Dinsen, who has been in failing health for about five years and critically ill for the past few weeks, passed away about 1 o’clock this morning, December 30th at the hospital where she had been for about two weeks. Death was due to heart failure and complications.

Mrs. Dinsen was born in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 26, 1883, being 59 years old.

She came to the United States, May 30th 1905. On October 27th 1926, she was married to Detheff Dinsen at Littleton, Colorado, and they have made their home here since. Her Husband survives her.
She leaves a Twin sister, Mrs. Thora Johnson at Greeley, Colorado and a brother, Albert Jensen still resides in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mrs. Dinsen was baptized in the Lutheran church of Denmark, and remained in that church throughout her life.

Funeral services will be held at the Sage Funeral Chapel but the time as not been definitely set, probably Friday or Saturday, and the body will be taken to Brush, Colorado for Burial.   70298691

Source: Sherman County Herald, December 30th 1942, Goodland, Kansas.


Portland Oregonian - December 19, 1955

Broder Dinnsen, a retired farmer from South Dakota died Saturday at his home, 7748 S. Burlingame Avenue. He had lived in Oregon the past 13 years and was 78 years old at his death.

Born in Seegardfeld, Denmark, he came to the United States while a boy of 11 and lived in Brunswick, Nebraska. He married in Plainview, Nebrasla and later moved with his wife to South Dakota. At his dearth he was also employed as an orderly at Physcians and Surgeons hospital in Portland.

Surviving are the widow, Rosie, at the family home, a daughter, Mrs. Rudy Sallquist, and a brother Chris, both of Portland. A brother Carsten lives in Boulder, Cal. There are two grandchildren.

Ole Hansen: b. 4 Feb 1867 in Copenhagen, Kobenhavn, Denmark d. 1942
Metha (Metta) Maria Dinnsen (Dinsen) b.30 Sep 1874 in Åbenrå, Sonderjylland, Denmark d.1949

Walter Hansen: b.1890 – d.1890 (Died as infant)
Elmer Broder Hansen: b.1896 Neligh, Antelope County, Nebraska – d.1970 Holyoke, Phillips, Colorado. +m. Letta Kerchner.
Agnes Christina Hansen: b.1899 Wolbach, Greeley County, Nebraska – d.1991 Greeley, Weld County, Colorado. +m. Roy Donnelly, +George Washington Hargreaves, +Cecil Critchlow.
Malvina Katherine Hansen: b.1904 Nebraska – d.1991 Los Angeles. +m. Anton Otto Krueger.

Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, January 27, 1949


Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon of this week at the Lewis Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Metha Hansen, resident of Phillips County since 1909. Mrs. Hansen passed away January 22 at the Holyoke hospital after being bedfast at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Agnes Critchlow, since November 15, 1948.

The following is her life history as read by Rev. Oliver W. Brock:

Metha Maria, daughter of Broder and Christina Dinnsen, was born in Germany *(That area was alternately part of Germany and part of Denmark), September 30, 1874 and passed away at the local hospital Saturday evening, January 22, at the age of 74 years, three months, and 22 days. She was baptized as a child in the Grace Lutheran church.

At the age of thirteen, Mrs. Hansen came to America with her parents and settled in Nebraska. On March 27, 1894 she was married to Ole Hansen, and two sons and two daughters blessed their home. One son, Walter, died when 10 days old. In 1909 Mrs. Hansen came with her husband and three children to Colorado. They lived on their farm northeast of Holyoke until twelve years ago when she was stricken with arthritis and they had to move to town.

Mr. Hansen passed away September 2, 1942, but Mrs. Hansen continued to live alone until November 15, 1948 when she became bedfast and was taken to the home of her daughter, where she remained until three days before her death. Mrs. Hansen was a patient sufferer, a kind devoted mother and was loved by all that knew her well.

Those left to mourn her passing are her three children, Elmer Hansen and Agnes Critchlow of Holyoke, Malvina Krueger of Compton, California, one sister, four brothers, ten grandchildren, four great grandchildren, other relatives and a host of friends.

Miss Lorene McWilliams and Mrs. Oliver W. Brock and Mrs. Fred C. Hagemann, pianist furnished special music for the services. Pallbearers were: George Miller, D.F. Sagehorn, Perl Balderson, Rex Evans, Roy Gebhart and William Prussman. Funeral arrangements were in charge of the Lewis Funeral Home and interment was in the Holyoke cemetery.
In 1910 Phillips County Ole Hansen 43, and Metha Hanson 39 have Elmer 13, Agnes, 1-0, and Malvina 5.

Carsten proved up a quarter in 15, 7N 49W in 1913 - about six miles north of Dethleff's

Carsten Dinnsen registered with a Haxtun address, born December 5, 1875,farming by himself, nearest relative Broder Dinnsen of Plainview, Nebraska.

In 1925 Sherman County, Kansas - under the listing of Carsten Rasmussen, he's an uncle of Ewald B. Rasmussen and his family.

In 1930 Carsten, 54, is single, in Sherman County, Kansas.

In 1940 Sherman County he's 64, married to Johannah 49, born in Kansas, with Carston Jr. 6, Kansas.

In 1960 Boulder Carsten and Johannah L. live at 3190 8th, and next line is Carsten Dinnsen, jr. ofc sec U of C.

He's buried 1875-1973 in Crown Hill, Wheat Ridge - # 83884321 - as is Johannah Dinnsen - 1892 -1977

Mrs. Rasmussen, 81 Dies at Columbus

Funeral services for Mrs. Hans Rasmussen 81, who died Sunday evening at a Columbus hospital were held Wednesday afternoon at Bethany Lutheran church near Brunswick.

The church service at 2:30pm were preceded by services at the Ashburn Mortuary in Plainview. Burial was in the Danish Cemetery.

Pallbearers were her nephews Albert, Ted, Melvin and Art Johnson, Fred Jensen and Pete Christensen. Mrs. Rasmussen was preceded in death by her husband who died in August 1950, and by a sister and brother.

She leaves four daughters, Mrs. Christina Andersen and Mrs. Lillian Calkins of Brunswick, Mrs. Verda Richardson of North Hollywood, California and Mrs. Mildred Beckner of Compton, California; Four sons, Marion of Brunswick, Alfred of Columbus, Wiggo of Kearney and Ewald of Goodland, Kansas. She also leaves three brothers, Broder and Chris Vinnsen (TYPO: should be “Dinnsen”) of Portland, Oregon and Carsten Vinnsen (TYPO: should be “Dinnsen”) of Boulder, Colorado.

Source: Thursday July 22nd 1954 “Neligh News”, Nebraska, Paper
Christian Dinnsen of 7748 SW Burlingame, Ave., a Portland resident for the past 24 years, died at home Friday. He was 98.
Mr. Dinnsen was born July 18, 1871, in Ladelundfeld, Schlewig-Holstein, Germany, and came to the United States in 1888. He first settled in a farming community in Nebraska, then farmed in Colorado and Kansas until he retired and came to Portland.
Survivors include his brother, Carsten Dinnsen Sr., of Boulder Colorado.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Riverview Abbey Mauseoleum Chapel with Private entombment at the Mausoleum.

Source: The Oregonian February 8th, 1970 , Pg 41