Hedvig Marie Christensen

24 November 1886–23 June 1930 (Age 43)
Torslev, Hjrrng, Dnmr

The Life of Hedvig Marie

When Hedvig Marie Christensen was born on 24 November 1886, her father, Christian Christensen, was 29 and her mother, Jensine Bertelsen, was 31. She married Niels Marinus Pedersen on 3 April 1908. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Torslev, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1890 and Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 23 June 1930, at the age of 43.

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Niels Marinus Pedersen
Hedvig Marie Christensen
Marriage: 3 April 1908
Soren Peter Marinus Pedersen
Kristian Elnhardt Pedersen
Kristen Richard Pedersen
Karl Ingeman Pedersen
Anna Kirstine Pedersen
Niels Marinus Pedersen
Asta Pedersen

Spouse and Children

3 April 1908


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (2)


Age 28

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 31

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

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 (3)

  • Hedevig Chrestensen in household of Christen Thomsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Hedevig Marie Christensen in household of Christen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Hedvig Marie Kristensen in household of Christian Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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