Mikkel Christian Christensen

Male30 March 1809–2 August 1878

Brief Life History of Mikkel Christian

When Mikkel Christian Christensen was born on 30 March 1809, in Sebber, Ålborghus, Denmark, his father, Christen Andersen Pallesen, was 32 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Mathiasdatter, was 31. He married Karen Hansdatter on 1 October 1830, in Sebber, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sebber, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 21 years. He died on 2 August 1878, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mikkel Christian Christensen
Karen Hansdatter
Marriage: 1 October 1830
Anders Christian Mikkelsen
Christen Pallesen Mikkelsen
Ane Kerstine Mikkelsdatter
Ane Mine Christine Mikkelsdatter
Mette Marie Mikkelsen
Mette Marie Mikkelsen
Nielsine Mikkelsdatter

Sources (54)

  • Michel Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Michel C. Christensen in entry for Annie Mena Jacobsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Mikkel Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 October 1830Sebber, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.


    Age 5

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 20

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Michel Christian Christensen

    Michel Christen Christensen was born March 30,1809 in Valsted, Sebber, Alborg, Denmark. He was the son of Christen Anderson Pallesen and Anne Kirstine Mathisen. He was a member of the Lutheran Churc …

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