When Bolette Marie Christensen was born on 26 July 1829, in Skibsted, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Madsen Kjar, was 32 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 30. She married Peder Christian Lauritzsen on 2 August 1856, in Sem, Dronningborg, Denmark. She lived in Sem, Onsild, Randers, Denmark in 1860 and Udby, Rougsø, Randers, Denmark for about 10 years. She died on 22 December 1900, in Udby, Dronningborg, Denmark, at the age of 71.
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 .