Christen Hansen

about 1704–1749 (Age 45)
Rørvig, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Hansen was born about 1704, in Rørvig, Holbæk, Denmark. He married Kirsten Thomasdatter on 18 March 1737, in Rørvig, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in 1749, in Rørvig, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 45, and was buried in Rørvig, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Hansen
Kirsten Thomasdatter
Marriage: 18 March 1737
Hans Christensen
Kirsten Christensen
Christian Christensen
Johannes Christensen
Anna Kirstine Christensen

Spouse and Children

18 March 1737
Rørvig, Holbæk, Denmark


World Events (5)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 9

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 25

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 26

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Death record for Christen Hansen and also daughter Anna Kristine - Denmark, Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-33493-1371-87
  • Christen Bodker in entry for Anna Kirstine Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Hansen Bodker in entry for Hans Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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