Christen Mortensen

17 November 1843–3 February 1898 (Age 54)
Stagsted, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Mortensen was born on 17 November 1843, in Stagsted, Skæve, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Morten Christensen, was 42 and his mother, Ingeborg Thomasdatter, was 34. He lived in Skæve, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 15 years. He died on 3 February 1898, at the age of 54.

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Morten Christensen
Ingeborg Thomasdatter
Karen Marie Mortensdatter
Ane Maria Christensen Mortensen
Thomas Christian Mortensen
Christen Mortensen
Mette Marie Mortensdatter
Christen Mortensen
Mariane Mortensdatter
Son Mortensen
Ole Mortensen
Karen Marie Christensen

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World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 4

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 6

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 16

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christen Mortensen in household of Marten Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Christen Mortensdatter in household of Morten Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christen Mortensen in household of Morten Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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