Peter Johann Christiansen

Dom. A.P. Epiph–
Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Peter Johann

Peter Johann Christiansen was born in Holbæk, Denmark as the son of Christian Hansen and Sophia Amalia Johansdatter.

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Family Time Line

Christian Hansen
1700–1772
Sophia Amalia Johansdatter
1717–
Johannes Christiansen
1740–1801
Maren Christiansdatter
1746–1746
Peter Johann Christiansen
Gunner Christiansen
1744–1809
Anne Christiansdatter
1750–
Johanne Marie Christiansdatter
1751–1754
Diderich Christiansen
1753–1805
Johanna Maria Christiansdatter
1757–

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

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

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

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  • Peter Johann, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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