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Johan J Hubschmann and Maren J Raben - Helena Jensen’s Great Grandparents

Johan Jorgensen Hubschmann was born on Jan 21, 1803, in Nurstrup, Haderslev, Denmark. On October 10, 1833, he married Maren Johansen Raben. Maren was born on February 22, 1807, in Toftlund, Haderslev, Denmark As their surnames indicate, they were born close to the German border.

Johan was a school teacher in Gamst. Later, they moved to Norre Nebel where he continued as a school teacher and later became a church singer and parish clerk. He was known as a clever and capable teacher. The young couple rented a home from carpenter Hoys. Around 1850, they purchased a small parcel of land in Praesteby. In 1852, they built a home (later called the old veterinary’s residence). Their three children were born in Norre Nebel, Ringkobimg, Denmark (see Section 9 for a map showing this city).

Johan became very weak. As a result, Mr. Moller and Mr. Knudsenhe helped him in the classroom. Due to his illness, he retired early and received a pension. At the age of 59, he died at his home on January 10, 1863. Maren died on September 26, 1879, in Norre Nebel. Their son-in-law, Johan Holm, took over the property.


Sources:
Family Group Sheet by Christian Peter Thomsen
Nr Nebel og Lydum Sogne, by H. K. Kristensen, 1958.
Nr Nebel Stations By, Page 223

Written by Richard W Thomsen

Johan Hubschman and Maren Raben
Johan Hubschman and Maren Raben
The three children of Johan and Maren were christened at the Norre Nebel parish church.
The three children of Johan and Maren were christened at the Norre Nebel parish church.
Johan J Hubschmann was born in Nurstrup, and Maren J Raben was born in Toftlund, see arrows.
Johan J Hubschmann was born in Nurstrup, and Maren J Raben was born in Toftlund, see arrows.
Ribe has a beautiful fjord, a wonderful cathedral, and chimneys with stork nests on their tops. Ribe has a beautiful fjord, a wonderful cathedral, and chimneys with stork nests on their tops.
Ribe has a beautiful fjord, a wonderful cathedral, and chimneys with stork nests on their tops. Ribe has a beautiful fjord, a wonderful cathedral, and chimneys with stork nests on their tops.
Ribe has a beautiful fjord, a wonderful cathedral, and chimneys with stork nests on their tops. Ribe is a national heritage site and a must see when visiting Denmark.