Thomas Christensen

1773–9 January 1832 (Age 59)
Nørre Bork, Lundenæs, Denmark

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Christensen was born in 1773, in Nørre Bork, Lundenæs, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 43 and his mother, Kirsten Hansdatter, was 42. He married Ellen Hansdatter Muffe on 30 April 1799, in Nørre Bork, Lundenæs, Denmark. He died on 9 January 1832, in his hometown, at the age of 59.

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Thomas Christensen
Ellen Hansdatter Muffe
Marriage: 30 April 1799

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1799Nørre Bork, Lundenæs, Denmark
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    World Events (6)

    1776 · Kongens Klub
    Age 3
    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 16
    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.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 19
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Thomas Rijtter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Thomas Christensen Rytter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Thomas, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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