Jens Møller Christensen

8 January 1846–7 January 1915 (Age 68)
Kirkeby, Hornstrup, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Jens Møller

When Jens Møller Christensen was born on 8 January 1846, in Kirkeby, Hornstrup, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Christen Andersen, was 36 and his mother, Anne Margrethe Jensen, was 28. He married Ane Kirstine Frederiksen before 1867, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1867 and lived in Hornstrup, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 5 years and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 7 January 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Møller Christensen
1846–1915
Petra Sophia Andersen
1868–1956
Marriage: 11 October 1883
John Franklin Christensen
1886–1965
Anna C. Christensen
1888–1967
Rosanna Christensen
1890–1891
Sadie Orrila Christensen
1892–1941
Vivian Miller Christensen
1894–1914
Harry Miller Christensen
1897–1951
Pearl Luetta Christensen
1900–1968
George Milton Christensen
1902–1904
Vera Leona Christensen
1905–1977

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1883Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 1
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1849
    Age 3
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1865
    Age 19
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Christen
    Christesen

    Story Highlight

    Dedication of the Aalborg, Denmark Chapel, 7 July 1907

    On July 7, 1907, the new Aalborg Chapel was dedicated; of this occasion, the "Manuscript History of the Scandinavian Mission" records: “This beautiful July day dawned upon the city of Aalborg with a c …

    Sources (62)

    • James M Christensen in entry for Christensen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Jens Møller Christensen in household of Christen Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • J M Christensen in entry for Alfred Christensen and Sylvia Homer, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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