Catherine Frederiksdatter

14 January 1821–26 February 1893 (Age 72)
Egeris, Skive, Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Frederiksdatter was born on 14 January 1821, in Egeris, Skive, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Frederik Mortensen, was 40 and her mother, Dorthea Jensdatter, was 27. She married Niels Christian Christiansen on 25 October 1845, in Skive, Skivehus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Dommerby, Fjends, Viborg, Denmark for about 11 years. She died on 26 February 1893, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ephraim Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Christiansen
Catherine Frederiksdatter
Marriage: 25 October 1845
Anna Marie Christiansen
Dorothy Marie Christiansen
Christian Christiansen
Christine Christiansen
Joseph Nels Christiansen
Ephraim Christiansen
Emma Christianson
Hannah Christiansen
Katherine Christiansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 October 1845Skive, Skivehus, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1829: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1834: Michigan Territory, United States 1834: Des Moines, Michigan Territory, United States 1836: Des Moines, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1836: Lee, Wisconsin Territory, United States 1838: Lee, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Lee, Iowa, United States
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Variant spelling of Katherine . This form of the name is also used in France.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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    Story Highlight

    1853: John Erik Forsgren Company. Niels Christian Christensen, wife Catherine Frederiksdatter and 2 children in this company.

    Manuscript history of the John E. Forsgren Emigrating Company: Thursday, May 19. At noon we left our camp in Keokuk, and in the evening made camp ten English miles out. Friday, May 20. We traveled …

    Sources (53)

    • Catharine Christian in household of Nels C Christian, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Unknown in entry for Marie Clawson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Catharine Christiansen in household of N C Christiansen, "United States Census, 1880"

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