Anne Sophia Christensen

19 September 1844–30 January 1933 (Age 88)
Jerslev, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anne Sophia

When Anne Sophia Christensen was born on 19 September 1844, in Jerslev, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Christen Madsen, was 36 and her mother, Karen Marie Thorsdatter, was 32. She married Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt on 15 February 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Jerslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 15 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 30 January 1933, in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt
Anne Sophia Christensen
Marriage: 15 February 1868
Sophia Marie Breinholt
Eliza Breinholt
Caroline Carrie Breinholt
Nielsina Olivia Sadie Breinholt
Peter Thorvald Breinholt
Johannah Marie Breinholt
Clara Louise Breinholt
Wilford Lewis Breinholt
Aaron Christian Breinholt
George Levi Breinholt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 February 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 3
    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.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 24
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt

    Jens Peter Larsen Breinholt was born on February 1, 1844 to Laurs Jensen and Anna Sophia Nielsen, in a small village in the south part of Jutland, in Denmark called Vinding Strand. He later wrote of h …

    Sources (49)

    • Ane Sophie Christensen in household of Chisten Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Sophia Christensen in entry for Eden Winn and Hannah Breinholt, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Ane Sophia Larson in entry for Peter Thorvald Brienholt, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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