Christian Christensen

7 April 1790–18 January 1871 (Age 80)
Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Christensen was born on 7 April 1790, in Vester Dølby, Dølby, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 43 and his mother, Else Kirstine Christiansdatter, was 40. He married Anne Maria Christensdatter on 29 December 1814, in Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark for about 5 years and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 18 January 1871, in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christensen
Anne Maria Christensdatter
Marriage: 29 December 1814
Ole Christiansen
Christen Christiansen
Niels Christian Christiansen
Else Marie Christiansen
Christian Christiansen
Christen Christiansen
Anne Marie Christiansdatter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1814Dølby, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 2
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
    Age 22
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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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    Travels from Denmark to Crossing the Plains - Journal of John E. Forsgren - From DUP Lesson Pamphlet

    An excited group of people thrilled at thought of going to Zion; heartache at leaving home and relatives. The little company of 300 souls left Copenhagen and 20 December 1852 aboard the small ship na …

    Sources (61)

    • Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Christian in entry for Ann Maria Christiansen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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