Dorthea Marie Madsdatter

24 August 1834–19 January 1913 (Age 78)
Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Dorthea Marie

When Dorthea Marie Madsdatter was born on 24 August 1834, in Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Mads Christian Andersen, was 32 and her mother, Margrethe Christendatter, was 22. She married Jens Peter Christensen on 2 May 1854, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 19 January 1913, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Christensen
Dorthea Marie Madsdatter
Marriage: 2 May 1854
Erastus Christensen
Dorothea M Christensen
Emma Christensen
James P Christensen
Christen Mads Christensen
Clara Christensen
Lewis Edward Christensen

Spouse and Children

2 May 1854
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 13

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 25

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothea Christianson in household of P J Christianson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dorothea M Christensen in household of J P Christensen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Dorthea Maria Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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