Christen Jespersen Nielsen

28 March 1819–
Krøgholt, Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Christen Jespersen

When Christen Jespersen Nielsen was born on 28 March 1819, in Krøgholt, Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Niels Christensen, was 23 and his mother, Magrethe Jespersdatter, was 25. He married Ane Sophie Christensdatter on 2 December 1846, in Horne, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Mygdal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark for about 11 years.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jespersen Nielsen
Ane Sophie Christensdatter
Marriage: 2 December 1846
Niels Christen Nielsen

Spouse and Children

2 December 1846
Horne, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

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.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Christien Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Christen Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Christen Jepsend in household of Niels Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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