Johan Christian Berntzen

20 February 1855–1940 (Age 84)
Vor Frue, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life of Johan Christian

When Johan Christian Berntzen was born on 20 February 1855, in Vor Frue, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Bernhard Berntzen, was 22 and his mother, Anne Johanne Isberg, was 27. He married Emilie Marie Johansson on 22 October 1882, in Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Copenhagen, Denmark for about 15 years and Gentofte, Copenhagen, Denmark for about 5 years. He died in 1940, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Johan Christian Berntzen
Emilie Marie Johansson
Marriage: 22 October 1882
Carl Oskar Christian Berntsen
Dagmar Mathilde Berntzen
Georg Valdemar Julius Berntzen
Frida Emilie Berntzen

Spouse and Children

22 October 1882
Copenhagen, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 4

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.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 18

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1884 · Fredrika Bremer Association is Founded

Age 29

Fredrika Bremer Association was founded in 1884 and is Sweden's oldest women's rights organization.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Bernt ( see Bernhard ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Johan Christian Berntsen, "Denmark Census, 1911"
  • Johan Christian Berntsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Johan Christian Berntzen, "Denmark Census, 1921"

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