Hans Jacob Christiansen

Brief Life History of Hans Jacob

When Hans Jacob Christiansen was born on 9 January 1848, in Roskilde, Roskilde Domsogn, Sømme, København, Denmark, his father, Christian Hansen, was 29 and his mother, Margrethe Jacobsdatter, was 22. He married Nicoline Emelie Steffensen in 1871, in Trinitatis, København, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1888 and lived in Roskilde Domsogn, Sømme, København, Denmark in 1860 and Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 27 May 1923, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Hans Jacob Christiansen
Inger Marie Larsen
Marriage: 9 October 1895
Rebecca Magdalene Laura Christiansen
Hyrum Jacob Christiansen
Isak Emanuel Christiansen
Ovidia Jubiella Marie Christiansen

Sources (68)

  • Hans Jacob Christiansen in household of Christian Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Hans Jacob Christiansen (1848) birth record
  • Hans J. Christiansen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .

Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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Tribute to Our Beloved Great-Grandfather Hans Jacob Christiansen Information taken from the family record of Hans’ granddaughter, June Aleen Christiansen Eggleston, in her handwriting in her genealog …

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