Christian Ludvig Lafayette Jensen Christophersen

21 January 1851–6 October 1916 (Age 65)
Øster Kippinge, Kippinge, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christian Ludvig Lafayette

When Christian Ludvig Lafayette Jensen Christophersen was born on 21 January 1851, in Øster Kippinge, Kippinge, Falsters Nørre, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Jens Christoffersen, was 28 and his mother, Rasmine Andersdatter, was 29. He married Johanna Kirstine Pedersen on 30 June 1872, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States in 1880 and Millard, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 6 October 1916, in Burbank, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Burbank, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christian Ludvig Lafayette Jensen Christophersen
1851–1916
Johanna Kirstine Pedersen
1850–1891
Marriage: 30 June 1872
Sarah Louise Christopherson
1872–1929
Evilene Christopherson
1873–1951
James Franklin Christopherson
1875–1942
Minnie Elenore Christopherson
1878–1950
Lillian May Christophersen
1880–
Edna Jean Christopherson
1881–1928
Edward Lafayette Christopherson
1882–1961
Madeline Hannah Christopherson
1884–1951
Ruby Christopherson
1887–1977
Albertus Christopherson
1889–1965
Osborne Christopherson
1891–1969

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 June 1872Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 8
    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 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 19
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .English: variant of Jennison .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Jenssen
    John

    Sources (27)

    • Christian Ludvig Jensen in household of Jens Christoffersen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
    • Lafeyett Christopherson in entry for Bert Christopherson and Retta Dalton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lafayette Christopherson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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