Christiana Christensdatter

26 April 1828–12 October 1893 (Age 65)
Ribe, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christiana

When Christiana Christensdatter was born on 26 April 1828, in Ribe, Denmark, her father, Christen Nielsen, was 50 and her mother, Sara Anthoniusdatter, was 30. She married Jens Jorgensen in 1854, in Læborg, Læborg, Malt, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Gesten, Anst, Ribe, Denmark for about 11 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 12 October 1893, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jorgensen
1823–1905
Christiana Christensdatter
1828–1893
Marriage: 1854
John Smith Jorgensen
1855–1933
Anthon Jacob Jorgensen
1857–1858
Sarah Maria Jorgensen
1859–1946
James Jorgensen
1861–1950
Magdalena Jorgensen
1863–1943
Sina Jorgensen
1864–1868
George Jorgensen
1866–1876
Eleanora Jorgensen
1869–1937
Anna Elizabeth Jorgensen
1869–1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1854Læborg, Læborg, Malt, Ribe, Denmark
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 1
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1846
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Medieval learned feminine form of Christian . As a recent revival it represents an elaborated form of Christina . It is also sometimes spelled Christianna , under the influence of the name Anna .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    Jens Jorgensen

    Jens Jorgensen was one of the first Danish converts to join the church and immigrate to the United States. He presided over the Vejle Branch for the Church until he was released so that he could immi …

    Sources (34)

    • Christiane Christensen im Haushalt von Christen Nielsen, „Denmark Census, 1845“
    • Christiana Christensen in entry for William Charles Clos and Elizabeth Hancock, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940" (1920)
    • Christina C Jorgensen in entry for James Jorgensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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