Simon Christensen

Male26 September 1850–

Brief Life History of Simon

When Simon Christensen was born on 26 September 1850, in Klejtrup, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Knudsen, was 32 and his mother, Mette Simonsdatter, was 34. He married Maren Sørensen on 19 October 1880, in Hersom, Hald, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Klejtrup, Møldrup, Viborg, Denmark for about 66 years. He died in Hvilsom, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Simon Christensen
Maren Sørensen
Marriage: 19 October 1880
Ane Kjerstine Kristensen
Mette Marie Kristensen
Jüst Kristensen
Soner Kristensen
Niels Kristensen
Kristen Ejnar Christensen
Ejna Kristensen
Einer Kristensen
Viggo Christensen

Sources (8)

  • Simon Kristensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Simon Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Simop Christensen in household of Christen Knüdsen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 October 1880Hersom, Hald, Denmark
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 9

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

    Age 9

    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).


    Age 64

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    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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