Adolph Ambrocius Christensen

1850–1870 (Age 19)
Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Adolph Ambrocius

When Adolph Ambrocius Christensen was born on 16 September 1850, in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Wanderskrog, was 53 and his mother, Karen Christensdatter, was 38. He lived in Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died after 1870, at the age of 21.

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Christen Christensen Wanderskrog
Karen Christensdatter
Elisa Marie Christensdatter
Christian Peter Severin Christensen
Christen Jespersen Christensen
Caroline Christine Mariane Christensdatter
Carl Christian Magnus Christensen Vanderskrog
Adolph Ambrocius Christensen
Niels Christian Christensen

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World Events (3)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 9

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 18

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

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

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Adolph Ambroslus Christen in household of Thomas Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Belph Ambrosine Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Adolf Ambrosius Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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