Christian Wilhelm Petersen

Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Christian Wilhelm

Christian Wilhelm Petersen was born in 1836, in Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark. He married Christine Emilie Kolvig on 21 January 1862, in Tveje Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Tveje Merløse, Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark in 1906.

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Christian Wilhelm Petersen
Christine Emilie Kolvig
Marriage: 21 January 1862
Hans Edward Rasmussen Petersen

Spouse and Children

21 January 1862
Tveje Merløse, Holbæk, Denmark


World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 11

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Age 13

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 32

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, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Christine Wilhelm Petersen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Christian Wilhelm Petersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christian Vilhelm Petersen in entry for Hans Edvard Petersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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