Andrew Christensen

16 December 1839–12 February 1926 (Age 86)
Skuldelev, Jægerspris, Denmark

The Life Summary of Andrew

When Andrew Christensen was born on 16 December 1839, in Skuldelev, Jægerspris, Denmark, his father, Christen Pedersen, was 40 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 42. He married Anne Rasmussen Sivertsdatter on 21 March 1863, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. His occupation is listed as farmer in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States. He died on 12 February 1926, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Christensen
Anne Rasmussen Sivertsdatter
Marriage: 21 March 1863
Albert Christensen
Stillborn Twinone Christensen
Stillborn Twintwo Christensen
Andrew Christensen
Caroline Ingeborg Christensen
Enebrigt "Englebert" Christensen
Mary Johanne Christensen
Samuel Christensen
Peter Haldow Christensen
Annie E. Christensen
John C Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1863Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 8
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Annie Siversten Rasmussen

    Ane was disowned by her father when she joined with 'those Mormons'. She came to New York on 'Monarch of the Sea' in 1861. She then walked most of the way across the plains with the Samuel Wooley Comp …

    Sources (33)

    • Andrew Christiansen, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Andrew in entry for Andrew Christensen and Lue Chesley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Andrew Christensen in entry for Andrew Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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