Christian Christensen

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

The Life of Christian

When Christian Christensen was born on 17 September 1833, in Tornby, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 35 and his mother, Johanne Knudsen, was 39. He married Maren Spendsdatter on 11 January 1854, in 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, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christensen
1833–1890
Maren Spendsdatter
1824–1909
Marriage: 11 January 1854
Niels Christian Christensen
1853–1917
Jens Andreas Christensen
1855–1904
Ludvig Christian Christensen
1857–1931
Jens Christensen
1860–1900
Anna Kristine Christensen
1864–1886
Thomas Peter Christensen
1868–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 January 1854
Sankt Olai, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

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.
1849

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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