Frederik Valso Christensen

15 February 1845–7 June 1920 (Age 75)
Østerby, Øland, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Frederik Valso

When Frederik Valso Christensen was born on 15 February 1845, in Østerby, Øland, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Larsen, was 32 and his mother, Kiersten Jensdatter, was 32. He married Mette Marie Sorensen on 26 June 1868, in Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Brovst, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark in 1870 and Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 7 June 1920, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Frederik Valso Christensen
Mette Marie Sorensen
Marriage: 26 June 1868
Soren Earnest Christian Christensen
Ane Kirstine Christensen
Kirsten Marie Mary Christensen
Petrea Christensen
Ane Marie "Annie" Christensen
Kirsten B. Christensen
Frederick Christensen
Peter Daniel Christensen
Anina Christensen
Martinus Christensen

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  • Marriage
    26 June 1868Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 2
    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.
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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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    Frederik Valso Christensen was born February 15, 1845 in Osterby, near Oland, Hjorring Amt, Denmark. He was the son of Christen Larsen and Kirsten Jensen, and the second of six children, four boys an …

    Sources (63)

    • Frederick Christensen in entry for Hyrum Anderson Christensen, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Frederik Hoalis Christensen in household of Christen Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Frederick Walso Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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