Christian Ottesen Damsgaard

Male16 October 1796–24 April 1839

Brief Life History of Christian

Christian Ottesen Damsgaard was born on 16 October 1796, in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. He married Johanne Pedersdatter or Pedersen on 16 November 1823, in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 24 April 1839, in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Christian Ottesen Damsgaard
Johanne Pedersdatter or Pedersen
Marriage: 16 November 1823
Karen Marie Christiansdr
Otte Peter Christensen
Giertrud Ane Christiansdatter
Christiane Christiansdatter
Christine Christensen
Christian Christiansen
Christiane Christiansdatter

Sources (37)

  • Christen Ottesen in household of Otte Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christian Ottesen Damsgaard, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christian Ottosen in entry for Christiane Christians Datter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1823Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (4)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 9

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 12

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.


    Age 18

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Jarl, Knud, Sven.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Otto .

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

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