Christen Axelsen

Holmen, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Axelsen was born in 1753, in Holmen, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark, his father, Axel Michelsen, was 30 and his mother, Ane Christensdatter, was 22.

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Axel Michelsen
Ane Christensdatter
Maren Axelsdatter
Inger Axelsdatter
Christen Axelsen
Mikkel Axelsen
Soren Axelsen
Anna Axelsdatter
Erik Axelsen

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World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 9
The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub
Age 23
The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 36
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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bjorn, Nils, Knud, Knut, Niels, Per. German Claus, Hans.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Axel .

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

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