Margarthe Dorthea Williamson

7 December 1860–18 February 1935 (Age 74)
Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Margarthe Dorthea

When Margarthe Dorthea Williamson was born on 7 December 1860, in Lendum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Willum Christian Larsen, was 46 and her mother, Christiane Sophie Christensdatter, was 27. She married John Carl Christian Christensen on 22 January 1880. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. She immigrated to United States in 1866 and lived in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880 and Pleasant Grove Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 18 February 1935, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carl Christian Christensen
Margarthe Dorthea Williamson
Marriage: 22 January 1880
Albert Christian Christensen
John C. Christensen
Lawrence H. Christensen
Clarence William Christensen
Melvin Elgin Christensen
Raymond Earl Christensen
George Reuben Christensen
Harry Lee Roy Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 January 1880
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 8
    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.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Christena Sophie Christendatter or Helesen

    When I found the biography of Christena written by her daughter Margaret W Christenson I felt I needed to add to it for what my Mother and others in her family told me as a child and haven't been able …

    Sources (39)

    • Margaret Christenson in household of John C Christenson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Margaret Williamson in entry for Albert C Christensen and Ruthena Harryman, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Margaret Williams in entry for Clarence Or Chris William Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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