Christian Jensen

13 March 1843–1864 (Age 20)
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christian

When Christian Jensen was born on 13 March 1843, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Julius Otscho Otto Jensen, was 32 and his mother, Kiersten Pedersen, was 34. He lived in Gærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1845. He died in 1864, at the age of 21.

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Julius Otscho Otto Jensen
Kiersten Pedersen
Jens Peter Jensen
Bergithe Jensdatter
Pauline Mariane JENSEN
Jens Peter
Anders Jensen
Jens Peter Jensen
Christian Jensen
Andreas Jensen
Juliane Marie Jensen

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World Events (5)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 4

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 6

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 7

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 Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christian Jensen in household of Julius Othelia Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Christian Jensen in household of Julius Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christian Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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