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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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Christensen
1857–1917
Hannah Victor Bunderson
1864–1932
Marriage: 16 October 1891
Johanna Christensen
1892–1892
Niels Christensen
1894–1894
Elda M Christensen
1895–1971
Verl D. Christensen
1898–1946

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)

1860

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

1863

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

1873

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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