Amsena Christensen

20 October 1858–18 April 1879 (Age 20)
Elling, Åstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Amsena

When Amsena Christensen was born on 20 October 1858, in Elling, Åstrup, Denmark, her father, Thomas Christian "Foutin" Christensen, was 33 and her mother, Inger Cathrine Olesdatter, was 23. She married Joseph Johansen on 20 April 1877. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 18 April 1879, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Ephraim Pioneer Cemetery, Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Johansen
1857–1930
Amsena Christensen
1858–1879
Marriage: 20 April 1877

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1877
  • Parents and Siblings

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    World Events (6)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 1
    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.
    1863
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 7
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Christen
    Christesen

    Story Highlight

    Joseph Johansen

    Joseph Johansen was born 16 October 1857 in Spanish Fork, Utah County Utah. He was born into the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and was baptized a member of the Mormon Church at the age …

    Sources (7)

    • Annie M Christian in household of Thomas Christian, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amsena Christensen Johansen, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Amsena Christensen Johansen, "Find A Grave Index"

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