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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Family Time Line

Niels Marinus Pedersen
1882–1982
Hedvig Marie Christensen
1886–1930
Marriage: 3 April 1908
Soren Peter Marinus Pedersen
1905–1905
Kristian Elnhardt Pedersen
1908–1977
Kristen Richard Pedersen
1910–1970
Karl Ingeman Pedersen
1914–1967
Anna Kirstine Pedersen
1917–1966
Niels Marinus Pedersen
1921–1923
Asta Pedersen
1922–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 April 1908
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (2)

1914

Age 28

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

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.

Possible Related Names

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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