Christen Christensen

about 1777–
Hjardemål, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Christensen was born about 1777, in Hjardemål, Thisted, Denmark. He married Karen Marie Bertelsen on 12 February 1803.

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Christen Christensen
1777–
Karen Marie Bertelsen
1780–1866
Marriage: 12 February 1803

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 February 1803

World Events (3)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 12

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 15

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1794 · Stibo

Age 17

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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