Christian Christensen

Male17 September 1833–31 August 1890

Brief Life History of Christian

When Christian Christensen was born on 17 September 1833, in Tornby, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Naldborg, was 36 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

Sources (33)

  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1854Hjorring Sankt Olai, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    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.


    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

    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 .

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

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