Christen Christensen

15 July 1764–22 November 1833
Hover, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Christensen was christened on 15 July 1764, in Hover, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 34 and his mother, Anne Jensdatter, was 32. He married Marie Cathrine Jensdatter on 15 September 1804, in Hover, Ringkøbing, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 22 November 1833, in his hometown, at the age of 69.

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Christen Christensen
1764–1833
Marie Cathrine Jensdatter
1774–1806
Marriage: 15 September 1804
Anne Christensdatter
1805–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 September 1804
Hover, Ringkøbing, Denmark
children

(1)

    Anne Christensdatter

    Female1805–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christen Christensen in entry for Else Abildrup, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christen Christensen in entry for Else Abildrup, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christen Christensen in entry for Cristine, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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