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Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« on: Saturday 20 January 18 10:05 GMT (UK) »
Hi all its all Dutch to me? Trying to locate date and final resting place of Jens Thorsen KOFOED born Ararat Victoria Australia 1861 to Jens Christian Thorsen KOFOED and Mary KOFOED (MACLEOD)....last ref i could find was a message postedin the "AUSTRALASIAN" 18 June 1887  says Jens Kofoed ..Return immediately father dead Sara....thanks Craig   
Nicholls
Walsh
Beswick
Pritchard
Pugh
Kofoed

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #1 on: Saturday 20 January 18 21:50 GMT (UK) »
Vic BDM Death 1887 #4908 Jens Christian Thors KOFOED
Father's name: Jens Thorsen
Mother's name: Johanna (Pella)
Place of death: ARARAT
Age: 54
Spouse's family name: DOBSON
Spouse's given names: Isabella

Weekly Times 4thJune1887 https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/221744818
KOFOED-— On the 20th ult., at the Fountain Head Brewery, Armstrongs, of cancer, after a long illness Jens Christian Thoisen KOFOED, aged fifty-four years.

http://www.ozburials.com/CemsVic/ararat.htm
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KOFOED , Jens Christian Thorsen. Husband of Mary . 20 May 1887 . Aged 55 years
KOFOED , Alfred Thorsen . 28 August 1895 . Aged 28 years
KOFOED , Eleanor. Daughter of John and Mary . 18 May 1869 . Aged 7 days
KOFOED , Mary. Wife of John . 19 June 1870 . Aged 31 years
KOFOED , Thomas Thorsen. Son of John and Mry . 18 February 1870 . Aged 9 months
KRAMER , Katrina Marie. Daughter of Tim and Judy . 3 August 1997 . Aged 7 days

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #2 on: Saturday 20 January 18 23:36 GMT (UK) »
Looks like two marriages
Marriage
1860 # 938 Jens Christian Thorsen KOFOED and Mary MACLEOD
1874 # 2504 Jens Christian Thors KOFOED and Isabella DOBSON

Births:
1863 #111 KOFOED, Sarah Johanna; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Mary (Mcleod)
1864 #12675 KOFOED, Malcolm Thorsen; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Mary (Mcleod)
1866 #5933 KOFOED, Eleanor; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Mary (Mcleod)
1867 #19453 KOFOED, Alfred Thorsen; Father: Jens Christ Tho ; Mother: Mary (Mcleod)
1869 #8944 KOFOED, Thomas Thorson; Father: Jans Christian; Mother: Mary (Mcleod)   

1875 #13515 KOFOED, Dagmar Isabella; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Isabella (Dobson)
1877 #6281 KOFOED, Henry Richmond; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Isabella (Dobson)
1879 #13291 KOFOED, Johannes Thorsen; Father: Jenz Christian; Mother: Isabella (Dobson)   
1881 #6616 KOFOED   George Tronett; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Isabella (Dobson)   
1885 #14788 KOFOED, William Stutt; Father: Jens Christian; Mother: Isabella (Dobson)

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 20 January 18 23:55 GMT (UK) »
I traced the Danish ancestor of a friend, named Jens KOFOED, who emigrated to New Zealand. Here, he anglicised his name to James CRAWFORD.
Farrell  - Ayrshire
Cairns - Ayrshire
McCann - Ayrshire
Brown - Ayrshire
Petty - Yorkshire, Durham
Lucas - Staffordshire, Durham
Whitaker - Yorkshire
Thackrah - Yorkshire
Stephenson - Durham
Marshall - Yorkshire
Walker - Staffordshire, Southland New Zealand
McCullough -  Antrim, Southland New Zealand,
Cavanagh - Galway, Southland New Zealand
Anthony - Tipperary, Southland New Zealand
Bath - Cornwall, Tasmania, Southland
Brungot - Alesund, Norway; Southland
Bonthron - Fifeshire, Southland

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 21 January 18 00:02 GMT (UK) »
Is this the birth of the chap you are looking for?
Birth
1861 #3496 Jens Thorsen KOFOED
Father: John
Mother: Mary (Mcleod)
Place of birth: ARARAT

So the 1887 death must be his father

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 21 January 18 00:57 GMT (UK) »
Hi cupolife.... the KOFOED you identified is the one i am after ...the anglicising of the name is also interesting as i saw another name PEDER KOFOED anglicised on the memorial to  PETER CRAWFORD ..i believe they started a brewery in New Zealand  ...will have to look for a CRAWFORD thanks Craig..named on fathers will feb 1887
Nicholls
Walsh
Beswick
Pritchard
Pugh
Kofoed

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 21 January 18 09:52 GMT (UK) »
Vic BDM Death 1887 #4908 Jens Christian Thors KOFOED
Father's name: Jens Thorsen
Mother's name: Johanna (Pella)
Place of death: ARARAT
Age: 54

Hi
You may have this - bottom right.
Jens C.T. Koffod 1860 Census with father Jens Thorsen Koffod and mother Johanne Pelle:
http://www.rootschat.com/links/01ldv/


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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 23 January 18 07:32 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Jamcat i didnt have that info ..Craig
Nicholls
Walsh
Beswick
Pritchard
Pugh
Kofoed

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Re: Jens Thorsen KOFOED
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 23 January 18 10:15 GMT (UK) »
Hi Craig

Here is his birth record - born 26 Oct 1831 in Rønne:
http://www.rootschat.com/links/01lea/

There is probably more to be had. If you want more I can help out.

Ian