Christen Emanuel Christensen Ydegaard

25 July 1878–15 December 1929 (Age 51)
Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen Emanuel

When Christen Emanuel Christensen Ydegaard was born on 25 July 1878, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Christensen Ydegaard, was 34 and his mother, Anine Jensine Christensen, was 24. He married Ottilia Caroline Elsine Christensen Vanderskrog on 15 March 1914, in Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark in 1906 and Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark for about 14 years. He died on 15 December 1929, in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 51, and was buried in Vesterø, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Christen Emanuel Christensen Ydegaard
Ottilia Caroline Elsine Christensen Vanderskrog
Marriage: 15 March 1914
Anne Julie Ydegaard
Nielsine Kristine Ydegaard
Ottilie Ydegaard
Karla Magda Ydegaard

Spouse and Children

15 March 1914
Byrum, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (2)


Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 39

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Emanuel Ydegård in household of Jacob Carl Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Emanuel Idegård, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Christian Emanuel Idegård, "Denmark Census, 1916"

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