Anders Christensen

Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway

The Life of Anders

When Anders Christensen was born in 1775, in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway, his father, Christen Nielsen, was 37 and his mother, Anna Andersdatter, was 39. He married Ide Christine Blom on 12 February 1796, in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. His occupation is listed as kjøpmann og konsul in Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway. He died in Norway.

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Anders Christensen
Ide Christine Blom
Marriage: 12 February 1796
Maren Andersdatter
Anne Kirstine Andersdatter
Christen Andersen
Peter Didrik Andersen
Christiane Andersen
Frederike Lovise Christensen
Caroline Mathilda Andersdatter
Petter Andersen

Spouse and Children

12 February 1796
Risør, Aust-Agder, Norway


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Anna Andersdatter




+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

Age 26

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Age 35

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Age 35

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

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)

  • ANDERS CHRESTENSSEN in entry for MAREN ANDERSEN, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • ANDERS CHRESTENSSEN in entry for ANNE KIRSTINE ANDERSEN, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • ANDERS CHRESTENSSEN in entry for ANNE KIRSTINE ANDERSEN, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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