Elen Dorothea Christensen

26 May 1821–
Oslo, Norway

The Life of Elen Dorothea

When Elen Dorothea Christensen was born on 26 May 1821, her father, Christian Døderlein, was 38 and her mother, Anne Johanne Ottosdatter, was 37. She lived in Oslo, Norway in 1821.

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Christian Døderlein
Anne Johanne Ottosdatter
Christine Frederiche Döderlein
Ottine Christiane Christensen
Anna Johanne Christensen
Mette Margrethe Døderlein
Christian Gronbech Christiansen
Anne Johanne Christiansdatter Doderlein
Elen Dorothea Christensen
Catharine Tank Christensen Doderlein

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World Events (8)

1825 · Sloopers

Age 4

First organized group of emigrants to leave Norway. First emigration to America began with the Sloopers who left in an undersized sloop “Restauration” sailed from Stavanger, Norway on July 4th, 1825.
1825 · Sondre Norheim

Age 4

Birth of Sondre Norheim. Emigrated in 1884 with his wife and children and settled in North Dakota. Norwegian skier and pioneer of modern skiing. He is known as the father of Telemark skiing. He made important innovations in skiing technology by designing new equipment.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 34

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

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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  • Elen Dorothea Christensen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Elen Dorothea Christensen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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