Niels Christian Christensen

3 October 1846–21 February 1920 (Age 73)
Budolfi, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Niels Christian

When Niels Christian Christensen was born on 3 October 1846, in Budolfi, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Christen Jensen Olsen, was 43 and his mother, Ane Nielsdatter, was 43. He married Mary Carlsen on 28 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He immigrated to United States in 1854 and lived in Plain City, Weber, Utah, United States in 1900 and Calls Fort, Box Elder, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 21 February 1920, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Niels Christian Christensen
Mary Carlsen
Marriage: 28 March 1868
Christian Niels Olsen
Annie Margret Olsen
Orson James Olsen
Oliver Woodruff Olsen
Wilford Lorenzo Olsen
Mary Rebecca Olsen
Jonathan Carlos Olsen
Birdie Lavon Olsen
Ira Joseph Olsen
Eunice Ivera Olsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 1
    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.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 5
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    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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    Summary Christian Jensen Olsen & Anne Nielsen

    CHRISTIAN JENSEN OLSEN (1803-1869) and ANNE NIELSEN (1803-1895) History of CHRISTIAN JENSEN OLSEN by Ivey Olsen Fuller Many years ago in beautiful Denmark, there lived a worthy couple named Jens …

    Sources (33)

    • Christian Olson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Christian Olsen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Christen Olsen, "United States Census, 1910"

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