Mette Sophia Christensen

10 March 1843–17 March 1938 (Age 95)
Orup, Roholte, Tryggevælde, Denmark

The Life Summary of Mette Sophia

When Mette Sophia Christensen was born on 10 March 1843, in Orup, Roholte, Tryggevælde, Denmark, her father, Christen Christensen, was 27 and her mother, Ane Sophie Sorensen, was 25. She married Peter Christensen in 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1910 and Salt Lake City Ward 1, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 17 March 1938, in Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Peter Christensen
Mette Sophia Christensen
Marriage: 1862
Ane Torah Emelie Christensen
Peter Christensen
Ane Sophie Christensen
Capt John Andrew Culver Christensen
Parley Parker Christensen
George Ezra Christensen
Albert Christian Christensen
Arthur Eugene Christensen
Elnora Bergitte Christensen
Peter Albert Christensen
Florence Matilda Christensen
Lawrence Adolphus Christensen
Esther Sophia Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1862Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 12
    Oldest known burial in cemetery: Henry Wilfield Dittmann BIRTH unknown DEATH 1 Nov 1855 BURIAL Lompoc Evergreen Cemetery Lompoc, Santa Barbara County, California, USA MEMORIAL ID 89613463
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 25
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Except from Biography of Parley P. Christensen--Presidential Candidate

    Parley P. Christensen was the fifth of thirteen children born to Peter and Sophia Christensen. Parley's father and mother came from Denmark and crossed the plains separately with ox teams, walking mo …

    Sources (30)

    • Mette Sophie Christiansen in household of Christian Christiansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Sophia Christensen in entry for Laurence A Christensen and Mary Grace Stollsteimer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Sophia Christensen, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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