Christen Nielsen

15 June 1838–13 August 1895 (Age 57)
Horne, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Nielsen was born on 15 June 1838, in Horne, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Christensen, was 20 and his mother, Berte Larsdatter, was 22. He married Ane Helene Mathilde Vittrup on 26 October 1865. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Nørresundby, Ålborg, Denmark in 1870 and Århus, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 13 August 1895, at the age of 57.

Photos & Memories (4)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Christen Nielsen
1838–1895
Ane Helene Mathilde Vittrup
1841–1910
Marriage: 26 October 1865
Maren Birgithe Nielsen
1866–1872
Soren Wittrup Nielsen
1867–1935
Niels Severin Nielsen
1869–
Christen Nielsen
1870–
Carl Diderik Nielsen
1872–
Ida Margrethe Nielsen
1873–
Adam Vilhelm Nielsen
1874–
Mab Marie Nielsen
1877–1937

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 October 1865
children

(8)

    Maren Birgithe Nielsen

    Female1866–1872Female

    Male1867–1935Male

    Niels Severin Nielsen

    Male1869–Male

    Christen Nielsen

    Male1870–Male

    Carl Diderik Nielsen

    Male1872–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (4)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 9

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.
1849

Age 11

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 21

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

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.