Christian Christiansen

30 June 1850–7 February 1899 (Age 48)
Skive, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Christiansen was born on 30 June 1850, in Skive, Skivehus, Denmark, his father, Niels Christian Christiansen, was 32 and his mother, Catherine Frederiksdatter, was 29. He married Johanna Marts Madsen on 16 October 1871, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 7 February 1899, in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Christiansen
Johanna Marts Madsen
Marriage: 16 October 1871
Christian Franklin Christiansen
Genieve Hannah Christiansen
Zina May Christiansen
Rosa May Christiansen
Daniel Clarence Christiansen
Aaron Lyman Christiansen
Marion Raphael Christiansen
Kate Dorinda Christiansen
Baby Boy Christiansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1871Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 2
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 4
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 14
    War: Prussia and Austria vs. Denmark.

    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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    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 (20)

    • Christian Christian in household of Nels C Christian, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Chris Christiansen in entry for Christian Franklin Christiansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Christian Christiansen, "United States Census, 1880"

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