Christina Mortensen

14 September 1837–12 April 1898 (Age 60)
Junget, Skivehus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christina

When Christina Mortensen was born on 14 September 1837, in Junget, Skivehus, Denmark, her father, Diderick Mortensen, was 31 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 33. She married Benjamin Lynn Clapp on 12 October 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Fur, Harre, Viborg, Denmark for about 5 years and Fovlum, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark in 1850. She died on 12 April 1898, in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Bertelsen Nielsen
1833–1916
Christina Mortensen
1837–1898
Marriage: 1859
Lorenzo M Neilson
1860–1941
Mary Ann Helena Neilson
1861–1951
Morten Didrich Nielson
1862–1863
James Deitrich Neilson
1864–1936
Christine Nielson
1865–1866
John Fullmer Nielson
1866–1867
Emma Amelia Nielson
1868–1943
Lars Ferdinand Neilson
1870–1951
Lorette Christine Nielson
1871–1958
Dozinda Christiana Nielson
1873–1967
Raymond Anton Neilson
1875–1939
Minnie May Nielson
1877–1958
Viola Nicholina Neilson
1879–1964
William Dair Neilson
1880–1958

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 10
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 22
    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Martin

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF ANN CHRISTINE MORTENSON CLAPP

    BIOGRAPHY OF ANN CHRISTINE MORTENSON CLAPP Written by her granddaughter Roxie La Preal Clapp Monson Christine, as she was called, was the daughter of Diedrick Mortenson and Maren Mary Jensdatter. …

    Sources (43)

    • Christine Mortensen in entry for Emma H Mcgillvry, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Ane Kerstine Dideriksen in household of Diderik Mortensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Christina Martisen in entry for Daniel Alonzol Morris and Viola Osgood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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