Poul Christensen

Male1753–before 1795

Brief Life History of Poul

When Poul Christensen was born in 1753, in Tversted, Åstrup, Denmark, his father, Christen Poulsen, was 31 and his mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 25. He married Anna Kierstine Christensdatter on 13 October 1782, in Tversted, Åstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died before 1795, in Brejning, Lundenæs, Denmark.

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Poul Christensen
Anna Kierstine Christensdatter
Marriage: 13 October 1782
Christen Poulsen
Laurs Poulsen
Kirsten Poulsdatter
Maren Poulsdatter
Anders Poulsen

Sources (5)

  • Poul Christensen in entry for Lars Poulsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Povel Christensen in entry for Anders Poulsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Poul Christensen in entry for Christen Poulsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 October 1782Tversted, Åstrup, Denmark
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 9

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 23

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 36

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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