Adrian Christensen

Brief Life History of Adrian

When Adrian Christensen was born on 16 February 1794, in Ibsted, Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Christen Adriansen, was 25 and his mother, Karen Michelsdatter, was 27. He married Birte Catrine Sørensdatter on 4 November 1821, in Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Bøl, Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1801 and Nørby, Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark in 1834. He died on 12 June 1860, in Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Jegindø, Refs, Thisted, Denmark.

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Adrian Christensen
Birte Catrine Sørensdatter
Marriage: 4 November 1821
Christen Adriansen
Niels Nielsen

Sources (6)

  • Adrian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Adrian Christensen in entry for Christen Adriansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Adrian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

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.

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