Mads Christensen

26 February 1803–1879 (Age 75)
Vestervig, Refs, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Mads

When Mads Christensen was born on 26 February 1803, in Vestervig, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Christen Jespersen, was 54 and his mother, Inger Nielsen, was 41. He married Karen Kirstine Jensdatter on 28 November 1828, in Vestervig, Thisted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Tirsted, Fuglse, Maribo, Denmark in 1850 and Bedsted, Bedsted, Hassing, Thisted, Denmark in 1855. He died in 1879, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Mads Christensen
1803–1879
Karen Kirstine Jensdatter
1803–1863
Marriage: 28 November 1828
Kristen Madsen
1828–1828
Ane Cathrine Madsdatter
1829–
Jens Madsen
1831–
Karen Madsen
1833–
Anne Kirstine Madsdatter
1835–1835
Bodil Marie Madsen
1836–
Jens Peter Matson
1842–1914
Kirsten Madsen
1842–
Christen Madsen
1844–
Ane Margrethe Madsen
1845–1928
Jens Madsen
1849–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 November 1828
Vestervig, Thisted, Denmark
children

(11)

    Kristen Madsen

    Male1828–1828Male

    Ane Cathrine Madsdatter

    Female1829–Female

    Jens Madsen

    Male1831–Male

    Karen Madsen

    Female1833–Female

    Anne Kirstine Madsdatter

    Female1835–1835Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Ane Kirstine Christensen

    Female1792–1881Female

    Inger Christensdatter

    Female1796–1830Female

    Male1799–1874Male

    Niels Christensen

    Male1801–Male

    Male1803–1879Male

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 2

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 5

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 26

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mads Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Mads Christensen Boll, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Mads Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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