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.

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Family Time Line

Christine Christiansen
Anders Christoffersen Andersen
Marriage: 21 January 1901
Morris C. Anderson
Edgareth Marinus Anderson
Christopher Andrew Anderson
Harold P. Anderson
Mathilda Cecilia Anderson

Spouse & Children

21 January 1901
Defiance, Shelby, Iowa, United States


  • Morris C. Anderson


  • Edgareth Marinus Anderson


  • Male1907–1995Male

  • Harold P. Anderson


  • Mathilda Cecilia Anderson


Parents & Siblings

  • Christian Thomassen


  • Else Marie Christensdatter




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"

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