Carl Christophersen Klitten

26 February 1878–26 October 1943 (Age 65)
Sindal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Carl Christophersen

When Carl Christophersen Klitten was born on 26 February 1878, in Sindal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Lars Vadum Jensen Klitten, was 30 and his mother, Anne Christoffersen, was 28. He married Nielsine Andersen on 20 May 1902, in Sindal, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Sindal, Hjørring, Denmark in 1930. He died on 26 October 1943, in Sindal, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sindal, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Carl Christophersen Klitten
1878–1943
Nielsine Andersen
1875–1944
Marriage: 20 May 1902
Gerda Elisabeth Klitten
1902–1987
Christian Klitten
1903–1903
Karen Margrete Klitten
1904–1979
Elna Marie Klitten
1906–1973
Thoger Vadum Klitten
1907–1940
Ingeborg Klitten
1908–
Carl Klitten
1914–
Margrethe Klitten
1918–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 May 1902
Sindal, Hjørring, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (4)

1914

Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 39

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 61

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Reduced form of Irish or Scottish McKitten, of uncertain etymology; perhaps a variant of Mac Curtáin ( see McCurtain ).2 Possibly a variant of German Gitten, from a medieval personal name Giddo, or an altered spelling of German Kütten, of unexplained origin.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Karl Klitten, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Karl Klitten, "Denmark Census, 1930"
  • Karl Christoffer Klitten in household of Lars Wadnus Jensen Klitten, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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