Christine Christensdatter Andersen

Brief Life History of Christine Christensdatter

When Christine Christensdatter Andersen was born on 26 December 1833, in Ørsø, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Andersen, was 37 and her mother, Ane Cathrine Pedersdatter, was 28. She married Anders Jorgen Pedersen Mortensen on 22 August 1857, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 6 years and Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 June 1910, in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in City of Mesa Cemetery, Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jorgen Pedersen Mortensen
Christine Christensdatter Andersen
Marriage: 22 August 1857
Peter Andrew Mortensen
Ephraim Mortensen
Anders Mortensen
Olena Christina Mortensen
Sarah Ann Elsena Mortensen
Mary Caroline Mortensen
Emma Amelia Mortensen
Tomena Auricla Mortensen
Ammon Ernst Mortensen
Alma Christen Mortensen

Sources (37)

  • Christina Mortenson in household of Andres J Mortenson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Christine Christensdatter Andersen - Individual or family possessions: birth: 25 December 1833; Dronninglund, Hjorring, Denmark
  • Christine Anderson in 1943 entry for Anders Mortensen, "Arizona, Deaths, 1870-1951"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

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

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, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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History of Peder and Kirsten Christensen

PEDER CHRISTIN CHRISTENSEN ANDERSEN 1828-1903 & KIRTSEN MARIE JACOBSEN CHRISTENSEN 1835-1872 Peder Christin was born July 7, 1828 in Orsoe/Erse, Jutland, Denmark to Christen Anderson and Ane Catrine P …

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