Christen Adam Frederik Linde

19 April 1835–15 February 1873 (Age 37)
Ålborg, Aalborg, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen Adam Frederik

When Christen Adam Frederik Linde was born on 19 April 1835, his father, Jens de Linde, was 35 and his mother, Ane Elisabeth Sorensdatter, was 27. He married Ane Sorensen on 23 May 1865, in Løgstør, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1845 and Ålborg, Denmark in 1850. He died on 15 February 1873, in Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 37.

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Christen Adam Frederik Linde
Ane Sorensen
Marriage: 23 May 1865
Sören de Linde
Frederik de Linde

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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 12
The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
Age 14
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
Age 24
The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, and Scandinavian: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous lime tree, Middle High German, Dutch linde, Scandinavian lind. There are several places, especially in North Germany, named with this word, and the name may be a habitational name from any of these. The word was also used in a number of Old High German women's personal names, with the meaning ‘shield’ or ‘spear’ (these being made from the hard wood of the lime); it is possible that the surname in some cases is from a short form of one of these. As a Swedish name it is often ornamental rather than topographic.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental adoption of German Linde ‘lime tree’ (see 1).3 Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived on a boundary, from Spanish linde ‘boundary’, Latin limes, or habitational name from any of the places called La Linde in Oviedo (Oviéu) and Biscay provinces.

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

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Sources (15)

  • Christian Adam Fr Linde, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Christen Adam Frederik De Linde in household of Jens Linde, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Christian Adam Frederik Lind in household of Ane Elisabeth Linde, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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