Matilda Henrietta Christensen Iser

7 May 1837–3 December 1890 (Age 53)
Skodsberg,,, Denmark

The Life of Matilda Henrietta

When Matilda Henrietta Christensen Iser was born on 7 May 1837, her father, Johann Carl August Iser, was 43 and her mother, Ane Marie Petersdatter, was 25. She married Hans Christensen on 24 December 1855, in Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 30 years. She died on 3 December 1890, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christensen
Matilda Henrietta Christensen Iser
Marriage: 24 December 1855
Ane Johanne Josepha Christensen
Charles Roland Christensen

Spouse and Children

24 December 1855
Trinitatis, Copenhagen, Denmark


    Ane Johanne Josepha Christensen


    Charles Roland Christensen


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Carl August Iser


    Ane Marie Petersdatter




World Events (8)


Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 10

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 22

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mathilde Henriette Petersen in household of August Iser, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Mathilde Henriette Fløyl in household of Vilhelm Martin Fløyl, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Hendrikke Isen in entry for Anna Johanne Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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