Kirsten Christensen

about 1759–17 June 1832 (Age 73)
Hovvig, Nysogn, Bøvling, Denmark

The Life of Kirsten

Kirsten Christensen was born about 1759, in Hovvig, Nysogn, Bøvling, Denmark. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 17 June 1832, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Kirsten Christensen
1759–1832
Ane Marie Hansen
1787–1794
Bodil Ane Kirstine Hansen
1789–1791
Anders Hansen
1795–1878

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Ane Marie Hansen

    Female1787–1794Female

    Bodil Ane Kirstine Hansen

    Female1789–1791Female

    Anders Hansen

    Male1795–1878Male

World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 3

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 17

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 30

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Kiersten Christensdatter in entry for Anders Andersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Kirsten Christensdatter, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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