Jens Christian Christensen

Brief Life History of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Christensen was born on 19 January 1855, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Peder Christian Christensen, was 24 and his mother, Ane Kirstine Sorensen, was 27. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861 and lived in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1855. He died on 4 August 1865, at the age of 10, and was buried in Utah, United States.

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Peder Christian Christensen
Ane Kirstine Sorensen
Ane Bendina Christensen
Cecilia Marie Pedersdatter or Christensen
Jens Christian Christensen
Niels Christian Christensen
Larsine Berdine Christensen
Hyrum Christian Christensen
Peter Christensen

Sources (6)

  • Jens Pedersen in household of Peder Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Pedersen in household of Peder Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

World Events (6)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

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

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).


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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Peter Christen Christensen

By one of his grandchildren Peter Christen Christensen was born June 30, 1830 in Asaa Hgoring Denmark to Christen Nielson and Mann Anderson. Now he was born to Christen Nielson, but he became Christe …

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