Christen Christensen

1800–
Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Christensen was born in 1800, in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 35 and his mother, Johanne Marie Christensdatter, was 25. He married Anne Ottesdatter on 9 January 1833, in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen
1800–
Anne Ottesdatter
1782–1851
Marriage: 9 January 1833

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 January 1833
Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 5

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 8

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 47

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

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)

  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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