Hans Christensen

20 January 1754–22 November 1829 (Age 75)
Voer, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Christensen was born on 20 January 1754, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen, was 44 and his mother, Johanne Hansdatter, was 40. He married Johanne Christensdatter on 28 October 1781, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 22 November 1829, in his hometown, at the age of 75, and was buried in Voer, Børglum, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christensen
1754–1829
Johanne Christensdatter
1753–1825
Marriage: 28 October 1781
Ane Hansdatter
1782–1787
Chresten Hansen
1784–1854
Karen Hansdatter
1786–1852
Jens Hansen
1788–1866
Niels Hansen
1789–1861
Ole Hansen
1792–1867
Mariane Hansdatter
1795–1855

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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 8
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
Age 22
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
Age 35
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

(1997: 29669;2007: 54909; 2010: 75143)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 (22)

  • Hans Christiansen in entry for Jens Hansen and Birthe Marie Fredriksdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Chrestensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Death, burial record, Hans Christensen

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