Christian Christensen

30 June 1834–4 December 1915 (Age 81)
Bindslev, Åstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Christensen was born on 30 June 1834, in Bindslev, Åstrup, Denmark, his father, Kristen Christensen, was 62 and his mother, Else Christensdatter, was 32. He married Karen Christensdatter on 4 August 1866, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Gooseberry, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 4 December 1915, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christensen
Karen Christensdatter
Marriage: 4 August 1866
Peter Christian Scorup
James Halvor Scorup
John Albert Scorup
Victor Emanuel Scorup
Caroline Johannah Scorup
Anna Alvilda Maria Scorup
Mary Christina Scorup
Olevia Scorup

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 August 1866Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 13
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 25
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    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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    Christian Christensen Scorup

    Christian C. Scorup Memorial Photos Flowers Edit Share Learn about upgrading this memorial... Birth: Jun. 29, 1834, Denmark Death: Dec. 4, 1915 Salina Sevier County Utah, USA PROMINENT SALINA CITIZE …

    Sources (35)

    • Christian Seorup, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Christian Scorup in entry for P C Scorup and Dorinda Peterson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Christian Christensen Scorup in entry for John Albert Scorup, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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