Anthon Christensen

20 February 1849–28 June 1916 (Age 67)
Vognsild, Vognsild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anthon

When Anthon Christensen was born on 20 February 1849, in Vognsild, 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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Family Time Line

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 April 1873Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 3
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 18
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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 …

    Sources (55)

    • Andw Christian in household of Christ Christian, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Anthony Christensen in entry for Joseph Martin Christensen and Lula Payne, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Christensen in entry for Christena Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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