Hans Christiansen

19 January 1849–13 June 1871 (Age 22)
Slots Bjergby, Antvorskov, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans

When Hans Christiansen was born on 19 January 1849, in Slots Bjergby, Antvorskov, Denmark, his father, Christian Johansen Christoffersen, was 37 and his mother, Christiana Pedersdatter, was 39. He married Ane Marie Jensen Poulsen on 29 November 1867, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Lead, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States in 1880. He died on 13 June 1871, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 22, and was buried in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christiansen
Ane Marie Jensen Poulsen
Marriage: 29 November 1867
Hannah Marie Christensen
Christiana Christiansen
Hansine Emilie Zina Christiansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1867Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 1
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 10
    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.
    1859 · Copenhagen Zoo
    Age 10
    The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Nels, Holger, Bent, Carsten, Lars, Per, Sven, Ejner, Johan, Jorgen.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christian . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the Norwegian and Danish variant Kristiansen .Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, or North German patronymic Christensen , a cognate of 1 above. Compare Christianson .

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

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    Story Highlight

    PEDERSON, Christiana (Christofferson/Olsen) 1809-1884

    HISTORY for Christiana Pederson Christofferson/Olsen - her g-granddaughter, Nellie Rex Christiansen Christensen, wrote two versions of Christiana's history before 1991. This history contains a compil …

    Sources (23)

    • Hans Christiansen in household of Christian Johannes Christoffersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • N. Chris Jesen in entry for Hannah Mitchell, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Hans Christiansen in household of Christian Johansen Christoffer, "Denmark Census, 1850"

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