child Christensen

1755–
Sønder Nissum, Ringkøbing, Denmark

The Life of child

When child Christensen was born in 1755, in Sønder Nissum, Ringkøbing, Denmark, his or her father, Christen Nielsen Geilstrup, was 33 and his or her mother, Anna Knudsen, was 40.

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Christen Nielsen Geilstrup
1722–1792
Anna Knudsen
1715–
Niels Christensen
1742–
Maren Christensen
1745–
Knud Christensen
1751–1752
child Christensen
1755–
Margrethe Christensen Gielstrup
1760–1829

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World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 7

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 21

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

Age 34

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.

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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