Christian Jacobsen

30 November 1846–17 January 1921 (Age 74)
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian

When Christian Jacobsen was born on 30 November 1846, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, his father, Jorgen Jacobsen, was 31 and his mother, Birthe Kirstine Hansdatter, was 25. He married Mary Paulina Litz on 31 March 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 January 1921, in Cornish, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Lewiston, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Jacobsen
Mary Paulina Litz
Marriage: 31 March 1881
William Christian Jacobsen
Sarah Bertha Jacobsen
Lorenzo Jacobsen
Walter Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 March 1881Salt 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.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    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, Lars, Jorgen, Nils, Anders, Gudrun, Iver, Knud, Alf, Bjorn, Borge, Fredrik.Danish, Norwegian, North German, and Dutch: patronymic from the personal name Jacob . Compare Jacobson and Jakobsen .

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

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    Ordinances and callings

    Christian Jacobsen was baptized in Draper, Utah in 1856. He was re-baptized Jan 6, 187 by Henry Farmer (a common practice) and reconfirmed January 6, 1876 by William Hyde. He was sustained Presiden …

    Sources (23)

    • Christian Jacobsen in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Christian Jacobsen in household of Jorgen Jacobsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Christian Jacobsen, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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