Carl Edvard Christensen

18 December 1819–
Helligånds, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Carl Edvard

When Carl Edvard Christensen was born on 18 December 1819, in Helligånds, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Christian Larsen Thorup, was 46 and his mother, Johanne Katrine Holm, was 25. He married Johanne Magdalene Haug on 15 November 1833, in Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Holbæk, Denmark in 1840 and Copenhagen, Denmark in 1845.

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Carl Edvard Christensen
Johanne Magdalene Haug
Marriage: 15 November 1833
Sophie Magdalene Christensen
Carl Peter Julius Christiansen
Jensine Wilhelmine Christensen
Caroline Serine Josephine Christensen
Thora Emilie Christensen
Christian August Christensen
Wilhelm Ludvig Christensen

Spouse and Children

15 November 1833
Holmens, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Sophie Magdalene Christensen


    Carl Peter Julius Christiansen


    Jensine Wilhelmine Christensen


    Caroline Serine Josephine Christensen


    Thora Emilie Christensen


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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

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.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Edvard Thorup in household of P Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Charl Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Carl Edvard Thorup in household of Ane Marie Schmitz, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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