Christian Madsen Christensen

17 May 1861–11 June 1913 (Age 52)
Atlantic Ocean

The Life Summary of Christian Madsen

When Christian Madsen Christensen was born on 17 May 1861, in Atlantic Ocean, his father, Mads Christian Thygesen, was 52 and his mother, Christiane Jacobsdatter, was 44. He married Annie Minnie Antonia Meiling on 16 March 1885, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Eureka Election Precinct, Juab, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 June 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Christian Madsen Christensen
Christenia Turpin
Marriage: 4 July 1897
James Raymond Christensen
Otto Leon Christianson
Bazel Arthur Christensen
Mina Margaret Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 July 1897Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 2
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 14
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Sources (21)

    • Christian Christianson in household of Soren Christianson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Chris Christensen in entry for Otto Leo Christensen and Marie Hazel Fitzgerald, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • C M Christenson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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