Anne Christensen

27 May 1804–21 June 1871 (Age 67)
Sankt Hans, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anne

When Anne Christensen was born on 27 May 1804, in Sankt Hans, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Olesen, was 42 and her mother, Kirsten Nielsdatter, was 42. She married Johan Frederick Dietz on 12 April 1825, in Børglum, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 21 June 1871, in Børglum, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 67, and was buried in Børglum, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Johan Frederick Dietz
Anne Christensen
Marriage: 12 April 1825
Martin Christian Johansen Dietz
Niels Christian Johansen Dietz
Ane Kirstine Johansdatter Dietz
Jens Johansen Dietz
Agathe Marie Dietz
Salomon Johansen Dietz

Spouse and Children

12 April 1825
Børglum, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings


    Kirsten Nielsdatter




World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 4

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 25

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

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ane Christensdatter in household of Grüd Johan Frederick Dietz, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Ane Christensdatter in household of Johan Frederik Dietz, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Ane Christensdatter in household of Johan Frederik Dietz, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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