Christiane Wilhelmsen

16 December 1817–
Føvling, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Christiane

When Christiane Wilhelmsen was born on 16 December 1817, in Føvling, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Wilhelm Christensen, was 55 and her mother, Else Nielsdatter, was 35. She married Peder Michelsen on 25 February 1842. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Føvling, Tyrsting, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 25 years.

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Peder Michelsen
Christiane Wilhelmsen
Marriage: 25 February 1842
Wilhelmine Pedersen

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25 February 1842


    Wilhelmine Pedersen


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World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 1

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

Age 12

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.

Age 32

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christiane Vilhelmine in household of Peder Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christane Wilhelmsdatter in household of Peder Michelsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Christiane Vilhelmsen in household of Peder Mikkelsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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