Christen Christiansen

7 October 1824–23 September 1900 (Age 75)
Trustrup, Dølby, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Christiansen was born on 7 October 1824, in Trustrup, Dølby, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Christian Christensen, was 34 and his mother, Anne Maria Christensdatter, was 40. He married Christine Maria Hedvig Bruun on 15 October 1850, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1880 and Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 23 September 1900, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christiansen
Christine Maria Hedvig Bruun
Marriage: 15 October 1850
Johan Erik Christiansen
Isaak Christiansen
Christine Marie Christiansen
Niels Christiansen
Anthony M Christiansen Dalby
Christian Willard Christiansen
Matt Warner

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1850Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1825 · Museum of Lancashire
    Age 1
    The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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    Nicoli Dorius My Grandfather Nicoli Dorius was born September 21, 1804, at Caphag, a small village some distance from Copenhagen, Denmark. Father describes Denmark as being a beautiful country with …

    Sources (53)

    • Christen Christensen in household of Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Chrestian Dalby in entry for Maria Chrestiansen Dalby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Christen Christiansen in household of Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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