Christen Jespersen Christensen

1844–1933 (Age 89)
Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen Jespersen

When Christen Jespersen Christensen was born on 10 February 1844, in Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Wanderskrog, was 46 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 31. He married Christine Marie Mortensen on 18 February 1877, in Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1880 and Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark for about 35 years. He died on 8 July 1933, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 89, and was buried in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jespersen Christensen
Christine Marie Mortensen
Marriage: 18 February 1877
Mr Christensen
Karoline Kirstine Elisabeth Christensen
Christian Marinus Christensen
Christian Marinus Christensen
Carl Christian Peder Emil Christensen
Jesper Ambrocius Christensen
Elsine Marie Christine Christensen
Hans Theodor Christensen
Marius Christian Emmanuel Christensen

Spouse & Children

18 February 1877
Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark


  • Mr Christensen


  • Female1877–1943Female

  • Christian Marinus Christensen


  • Christian Marinus Christensen


  • Carl Christian Peder Emil Christensen


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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 3

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 5

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 24

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Chr Jespersen Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Christen Jesper Christen in household of Thomas Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Chresten Jesper Christensen in household of Anton Christian Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1930"

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