Christen Christensen

5 July 1886–2 April 1930 (Age 43)
Herning, Lundenæs, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Christensen was born on 5 July 1886, in Herning, Lundenæs, Denmark, his father, Peder Christensen, was 39 and his mother, Mariane Ottosen, was 36. He married Maren Nielsen on 22 May 1914, in Viborg, Viborg, Denmark. He lived in Ry, Hjelmslev, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1901 and Herning, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1916. He died on 2 April 1930, at the age of 43, and was buried in Hillerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen
Ester Mary Jensen
Marriage: 27 November 1926

Spouse and Children

27 November 1926
Struer, Ringkøbing, Denmark

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (2)


Age 28

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 31

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

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 (3)

  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1916"
  • Kristen Kristensen in household of Ludvig Kristian Hasnen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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