Christian Ipsen Munch

7 April 1822–24 October 1908 (Age 86)
Østerlars, Østerlarsker, Øster, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Ipsen

When Christian Ipsen Munch was born on 7 April 1822, in Østerlars, Østerlarsker, Øster, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Peter Munch, was 39 and his mother, Ane Pedersdatter, was 44. He married Ane Marie Mikkelsen Rasmussen on 4 February 1843, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Åker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark for about 5 years and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 24 October 1908, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Christian Ipsen Munch
Ane Marie Mikkelsen Rasmussen
Marriage: 4 February 1843
Peter Mikkel Munk
Bolena Christine Munk
Christina Margrethe Munk
Joseph Christian Munk
Ernest Ipsen Munk
Christian Munk Jr
Margaret Maria Munk
Hannah Cordelia Munk

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  • Marriage
    4 February 1843Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    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.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Erwin, Otto, Achim, Egon, Gerhard, Gunther, Helmut, Kurt.German (Münch): nickname for someone of monkish habits or appearance, or an occupational name for a servant employed at a monastery, from Middle High German münich ‘monk’ (from Latin monachus). Compare Muench .French (Alsace and Lorraine) and Danish: of German origin (see above). Compare Munck .

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

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    Autobiography of Christian Ipsen Munk

    "History of Christian Ipsen Munck" "I was born on the 7th of April 1822 on the Island of Bornholm, which belongs to Denmark and lies in the Baltic Sea about 100 miles from Copenhagen. "My fathers f …

    Sources (60)

    • Christian Monk, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Christian Munk in entry for Bolina C. Munk Miller, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Christian Henrik, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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