When Carl Christian Magnus Christensen Vanderskrog was born on 14 June 1847, in Byrum, Hals, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Wanderskrog, was 49 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 35. He married Ottilia Chrestine Caroline Remmer on 11 November 1877, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Børglum, Børglum, Denmark in 1880 and Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 30 January 1918, in Byrum, Hals, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 70, and was buried in Byrum, Hals, Hjørring, Denmark.
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 .