Christine Benson

11 June 1826–28 December 1909 (Age 83)
Åkirkeby, Åker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christine

When Christine Benson was born on 11 June 1826, in Åkirkeby, Åker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jeppe Bentsen, was 30 and her mother, Maren Kirstine Hansdatter Kofoed, was 31. She married Mons Anderson on 3 July 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Åker, Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark in 1840 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 28 December 1909, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mons Anderson
Christine Benson
Marriage: 3 July 1854
Moroni Adams Anderson
Vilate Mary Anderson
Mons Heber Anderson
Brigham Jefferson Anderson
Joseph Jeppe Anderson
Hyrum Andrew Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 3
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 23
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Ben(ne), a pet form of Benedict (see Benn ) + -son.English: habitational name from a place in Oxfordshire named Benson, from Old English Benesingtūn ‘settlement (Old English tūn) associated with Benesa’, a personal name of obscure origin, perhaps a derivative of Bana meaning ‘slayer’.Americanized form of any of various Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Bengt, Bendt, etc., Scandinavian forms of Benedict , e.g. Swedish Bengtsson , Danish Bendtsen, Danish and Norwegian Bentsen . Compare Bensen 2.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Jens Nielsen was born 24 February, 1796 in Arnager, Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark, the oldest child of Niels Jensen and Martha Marie Nielsen. Karen Kirstine Bentsen was born 21 March 1824 in Aaker, Bor …

    Sources (35)

    • Chistina Benson in entry for Brigham Anderson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Christena Anderson in household of Muntz Anderson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Christen Benson in entry for Hyrum A. Anderson and Frances Halverson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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