Morten Christensen

Male11 February 1733–12 May 1788

Brief Life History of Morten

Morten Christensen was christened on 11 February 1733, in Østbæk, Ølgod, Lundenæs, Denmark as the son of Christen Krasborg and ?. He had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Anna Pedersen. He was buried in Østbæk, Ølgod, Lundenæs, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Morten Christensen
1733–1788
Anna Pedersen
1733–1810
Christen Mortensen
1763–
Maren Mortensen
1765–1765
Peder Mortensen
1766–
Cathrin Marie Mortensen
1768–
Mads Mortensen Krasborg
1770–1819
child Mortensen
1772–1772
Marie Mortensen
1774–
Marie Mortensdatter
1774–

Sources (7)

  • Morten Christensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Morten Christensen in entry for Christen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Morten Krasborg in entry for Maren, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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Children (8)

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World Events (4)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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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