Niels Christian Christensen

Brief Life History of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Christensen was born on 8 November 1857, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Christian Christensen, was 27 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Sorensen, was 30. He married Almira Matilda Bunce in 1878. He lived in Sterling, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1910 and Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1917. He died on 30 November 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Mayfield, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Niels Christian Christensen
Hannah Victor Bunderson
Marriage: 16 October 1891
Johanna Christensen
Niels Christensen
Elda M Christensen
Verl D. Christensen

Sources (25)

  • Niel C Christiansen (12 yr old) in household of Peter C Christiansen, Manti, Sanpete, Utah Territory, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Niels C Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Neils Christian Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)


Historical Boundaries: 1860: Millard, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Millard, Utah, United States


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1873: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

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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