Christen Olesen Rye

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Olesen Rye was born on 5 October 1817, in Asdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Ole Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Kirsten Andersdatter, was 41. He married Marie Cathrine Thorsen on 27 August 1850, in Vor Frue, Fleskum, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Hjorring Sankt Catherainæ, Sankt Catharinæ, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died in July 1893, at the age of 75.

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Christen Olesen Rye
1817–1893
Marie Cathrine Thorsen
1823–1883
Marriage: 27 August 1850
Ane Kirstine Antonette Christensen
1847–1880
Oluf Christian Julius Christensen
1851–
Josefine Dagmar Christensen
1866–

Sources (19)

  • Christen Olesen Rye, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Christen Olesen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Olsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

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)

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Niels, Per, Bjorn, Britt, Lars, Nels, Rigmor, Sven, Uffe.

Danish and Norwegian: variant of Olsen . It is rare in Norway. Compare Oleson .

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

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