Christen Christensen

Smidstrup, Sejlstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen

When Christen Christensen was born on 28 May 1867, in Smidstrup, Sejlstrup, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 38 and his mother, Kirsten Marie Andersdatter, was 33. He married Johanne Jensen on 25 December 1893, in Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Sulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 4 years and Sulsted, Ålborg, Denmark in 1930.

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Christen Christensen
Johanne Jensen
Marriage: 25 December 1893
Christen Stagsted
Jens Peter Stagsted
Jenny Elfrida Stagsted
Asta Magna Stagsted

Spouse & Children

25 December 1893
Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 1

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.

Age 47

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 50

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Kristen Krestensen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Christen Hedegård, "Denmark Census, 1925"

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