Johannes Christian Andersen

7 September 1846–August 1863 (Age 16)
Hallund, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johannes Christian

When Johannes Christian Andersen was born on 7 September 1846, in Hallund, Børglum, Denmark, his father, Anders Jensen Anderson, was 34 and his mother, Mariane Jensdatter, was 31. He lived in Hallund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1850 and Ephraim, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1860. He died in August 1863, in Muddy River 1, Northern Rockies, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 16.

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Anders Jensen Anderson
Mariane Jensdatter
Jens Peter Andersen
Niels Peter Andersen
Kirstine Marie Andersdatter
Andreas Andersen
Christian Andersen
Johannes Christian Andersen
Lars Lewis Christian Anderson
En Son Udobt Andersen
Jens Christian Anthon Andersen
Willard Richards Anderson
Andrew Anderson

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World Events (7)

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 4
Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States
Age 8
Historical Boundaries: 1854: Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Sanpete, Utah, United States

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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Story Highlight

1859: Robert F. Neslen Co. Anders Jensen, wife Mariane Nielsdatter and children in this company

Transcript for Pedersen, Lars Christian, Autobiographical sketch [ca. 1919], 3-4: On Monday the 6th of June a portion of our company was organized on the campground a little south of the City, into a …

Sources (15)

  • Hanse Kirstine Andersen in household of Anders Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Johannes Christiansdatter in household of Anders Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Johannes Christian Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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