Dorthe Cathrine Christensen

1835–16 January 1923 (Age 88)
Vinderup, Sahl, Ginding, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life Summary of Dorthe Cathrine

When Dorthe Cathrine Christensen was born in 1835, in Sahl, Bøvling, Denmark, her father, Christen Madsen, was 46 and her mother, Anne Cathrine Nielsdatter, was 43. She lived in Sahl, Ginding, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1840. She died on 16 January 1923, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Christen Madsen
1789–
Anne Cathrine Nielsdatter
1792–1853
Niels Christensen
1816–
Kirstine Anna Madsen
1820–
Peder Christensen
1818–
Jens Christian Christensen
1821–1910
Mads Christensen
1825–1909
Else Christensdatter
1827–
Ane Kirstine Christensdatter
1831–
Dorthe Cathrine Christensen
1835–1923

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 1
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
Age 12
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 24
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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

Possible Related Names

Christen
Christesen

Sources (6)

  • Dorthe Cathrine Christensdatter in household of Christen Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Dorthe Cathrine Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Dorthe Cathrine Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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