Kirstine LAUSTEN

Gundersted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Kirstine

When Kirstine LAUSTEN was born on 28 September 1866, in Gundersted, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Peder Laustsen, was 22 and her mother, Inger Kirstine Nielsdatter, was 30. She married Christian Nielsen on 23 October 1889.

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Kirstine LAUSTEN
Christian Nielsen
Marriage: 23 October 1889

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  • Female1866–Female

  • Christian Nielsen


23 October 1889

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 2

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Age 48

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 51

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Kirstine Lausten in household of Niels Peter Lausten, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Kirstine Lausten, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Kerstine Lausten, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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