Lauritz Mathias Christian Christensen

22 July 1847–10 November 1928 (Age 81)
Kobberø, Gettrup, Refs, Thisted, Denmark

The Life Summary of Lauritz Mathias Christian

When Lauritz Mathias Christian Christensen was born on 22 July 1847, in Kobberø, Gettrup, Refs, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Christian Christensen, was 29 and his mother, Karen Lauritzen, was 20. He married Else Kathrine Andersen on 22 April 1866, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Gettrup, Refs, Thisted, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 10 November 1928, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lauritz Mathias Christian Christensen
1847–1928
Else Kathrine Andersen
1847–1923
Marriage: 22 April 1866
Christian I Christensen
1867–1917
Andrew B Christensen
1869–1931
Joseph C Christenson
1871–1926
Albert H Christensen
1872–1957
Mary Karen Christensen
1875–1875
Elsie Kathrine Christensen
1875–1964
Emma Eliza Christensen
1877–1927
Louis D Christensen
1880–1959
Martine Lauriette Christensen
1882–1882
Arthur Merinus Christensen
1882–1932
Elvena Christensen
1887–1956
Ada Lorena Madsen
1888–1897
Anna Theresa Carlson
1889–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 April 1866Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children

    (13)

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    Siblings

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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1852 · The Book of Mormon Published in German
    Age 5
    On May 25, 1852, the Book of Mormon is published in German.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Christen
    Christesen

    Story Highlight

    LMCC - Story Written by Colleen Keeler

    Colleen Keeler was my grandmother and the great-granddaughter of Laurs Mathias Christian Christensen. Laurs was born in a rambling farmhouse where there was plenty of room for happiness and love. Hi …

    Sources (67)

    • Lauritz Mathias Kr Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Lars M C Christenson in entry for Albert H Christenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Lars M Christensen in entry for Arthur Marinus Christensen, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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