Charles & Tena
The Nye Family
The history of their family
from Sweden & Denmark to Michigan

Charles Nye married Tena Mortensen in St. Ignace, Michigan, USA on 5 February 1894.  They lived and farmed in Hessel, Michigan and had 11 children.  Charles was born Karl August Karlsson on 17 October 1864 in Svalnas, Bo Parish, Orebro County, Sweden.  Tena was born Dorthe Mortensen  on 1 December 1873 in Glud Mark, Glud Parish, Vejle County, Denmark.
Charles & Tena about 16 years later

This picture was taken the summer of 1910 in Hessel, MIchigan, USA.  The chilren in the
back are: Anna Mae, Morton, Frederick, and William.  The children in the front are:  Manetta, Virginia, Ellen and Roy.  
This page was last updated on: June 10, 2013
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This Certifies
That on the fifth day of February in the year 1894
Mr. Charles Nye and Miss Tenie Martinson
were by me united in Marraiage at  St. Ignace Mich
Christ Sorenson  WitnessesRev. James PascoeSena Martinson                                          Methodist Minister
Standing:  Charles Nye & Sena Mortensen ( born Nielsine on 2 March 1876, Glud Mark, Denmark)

Seated:  Tena Mortensen & Christian Sorensen
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