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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Christian Ludvig Lafayette Jensen Christophersen
Johanna Kirstine Pedersen
Marriage: 30 June 1872
Sarah Louise Christopherson
Evilene Christopherson
James Franklin Christopherson
Minnie Elenore Christopherson
Lillian May Christophersen
Edna Jean Christopherson
Edward Lafayette Christopherson
Madeline Hannah Christopherson
Ruby Christopherson
Albertus Christopherson
Osborne Christopherson

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

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    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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