Christen Christensen

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

The Life Summary 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 Herning, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1916 and Snejbjerg, Hammerum, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1925. He died on 2 April 1930, in Hillerød, Hillerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark, 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

  • Marriage
    27 November 1926Struer, 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

    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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    Story Highlight

    I 1901 folketælling er han blandt de ca. 159 drenge mellem 10 og 17 år i Rye Opdragelseshjem. Han er på det tidspunkt ca. 15 år gl.

    Sources (12)

    • Chr Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1925"
    • FOLK: Christen Christensen, Møllegade 12, Herning, Ringkøbing, "Denmark Census, 1916"
    • FØDT: Christen Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, Herning 1885-1891

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