Gjertrud Marie Aarup

Female19 May 1859–2 February 1922

Brief Life History of Gjertrud Marie

When Gjertrud Marie Aarup was born on 19 May 1859, in Farsø, Mariager Klosters, Denmark, her father, Jens Sørensen Aarup, was 55 and her mother, Mariane Christensdatter, was 33. She married Hans Christian Christensen on 2 June 1882, in Farsø, Mariager Klosters, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Farsø, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 51 years. She died on 2 February 1922, in Farsø, Mariager Klosters, Denmark, at the age of 62, and was buried in Farsø, Mariager Klosters, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Christensen
1859–1932
Gjertrud Marie Aarup
1859–1922
Marriage: 2 June 1882
Christen Christensen
1882–1902
Jens Aarup Christensen
1884–
Ane Marie Christensen
1886–1887
Ane Marie Christensen
1888–
Jens Kristian Christensen
1890–1948
Marianne Christensen
1892–1908
Niels Aarup Christensen
1894–
Hans Christian Christensen
1895–
Marinus Christensen
1898–

Sources (27)

  • Gjertrud Marie Årup in household of Jens Sorensen Årup, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Gertrude M Christensen in household of Hans Chr Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Gaertrud Marie Aarup in entry for Hans Christen Christensen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1882Farsø, Mariager Klosters, Denmark
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (3)

    1868 · Magasin Du Nord

    Age 9

    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    1914

    Age 55

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    1917

    Age 58

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

    Name Meaning

    from gēr, gār ‘spear’ + þrūþ ‘strength’; the name of two famous 13th-century nuns of the Cistercian Abbey of Helfta near Eisleben, whose spiritual writings had a great influence.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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