Christian Christensen

17 September 1833–31 August 1890 (Age 56)
Tornby, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Christensen was born on 17 September 1833, in Tornby, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Naldborg, was 35 and his mother, Johanne Knudsdatter, was 40. He married Maren Spendsdatter on 11 January 1854, in Hjorring Sankt Olai, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 31 August 1890, in Vrå, Børglum, Denmark, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christensen
Maren Spendsdatter
Marriage: 11 January 1854
Niels Christian Christensen
Jens Andreas Christensen
Ludvig Christian Christensen
Jens Christensen
Anna Kristine Christensen
Thomas Peter Christensen

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World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 14
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 16
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
Age 17
Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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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Sources (33)

  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Christen Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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