Christine Christiansen

1878–1968 (Age 89)
Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christine

When Christine Christiansen was born on 26 September 1878, in Farstrup, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Christian Thomassen, was 42 and her mother, Else Marie Christensdatter, was 36. She married Anders Christoffersen Andersen on 21 January 1901, in Defiance, Shelby, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Farstrup, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 10 years and Iowa Township, Douglas, South Dakota, United States for about 30 years. She died on 4 January 1968, in Armour, Douglas, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 89.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Christine Christiansen
1878–1968
Anders Christoffersen Andersen
1868–1951
Marriage: 21 January 1901
Morris C. Anderson
1902–1999
Edgareth Marinus Anderson
1904–1940
Christopher Andrew Anderson
1907–1995
Harold P. Anderson
1913–
Mathilda Cecilia Anderson
1920–2015

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
21 January 1901
Defiance, Shelby, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

  • Morris C. Anderson

    Male1902–1999Male

  • Edgareth Marinus Anderson

    Male1904–1940Male

  • Male1907–1995Male

  • Harold P. Anderson

    Male1913–Male

  • Mathilda Cecilia Anderson

    Female1920–2015Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Thomassen

    Male1836–1878Male

  • Else Marie Christensdatter

    Female1842–1919Female

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 24

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: variant of Christensen .2 North German: patronymic from Christian .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Christine Christensen in household of Else Marie Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Christina Anderson in household of Andar C Anderson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Christina Anderson in household of Andrew Anderson, "United States Census, 1940"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.