Anthon Christensen

Brief Life History of Anthon

When Anthon Christensen was born on 20 February 1849, in Østrup, Vognsild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 41 and his mother, Bodild Sørensdatter, was 32. He married Castena Lovell on 14 April 1873, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1862 and lived in Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900 and Oak Creek, Millard, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1810. His occupation is listed as farmer; planted a big garden, had a herd of about 2000 sheep in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States. He died on 28 June 1916, in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Anthon Christensen
Castena Lovell
Marriage: 14 April 1873
Christian C Christensen
Annie Mettie Christensen
John Anton Christensen
Joseph Martin Christensen
Niels Hyrum Christensen
Sarah Elizabeth Christensen
Edward Peter Christensen
Lorenzo Henry Christensen
Willard Richard Christensen
Albert Clarence Christensen
Sylvia Boletta Christensen
Pearl Mary Christensen
Hilda Castina Christensen
Anthony Lovell Christensen

Sources (55)

  • Andw Christian in household of Christ Christian, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fødte (birth) Record for Anthony Christensen
  • Anthony Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

World Events (8)

1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.


Historical Boundaries: 1850: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

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.

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.

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(Note of explanation) Castina’s mother, Anne Pedersen, had been born in Denmark, where she married a first husband, Jens Andersen, on 1 December 1846. Anne and Jens had two sons together, Anders Pete …

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