When Søren Christensen was born on 2 October 1808, in Borgen, Asker, Akershus, Norway, his father, Christen Olsen, was 31 and his mother, Mari Hansdatter, was 18. He married Marte Christine Henriksdatter about 1847, in Eidsvoll, Akershus, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 24 March 1859, at the age of 50.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.
Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .
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