Christen Larsen

Male26 July 1718–February 1763

Brief Life History of Christen

Christen Larsen was born on 26 July 1718, in Lørslev, Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark as the son of Lars Christensen and Maren Larsdatter. He married Johan Christensdatter on 28 October 1753, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in February 1763, in his hometown, at the age of 44, and was buried in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark.

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Christen Larsen
Johan Christensdatter
Marriage: 28 October 1753
Maren Christensdatter
Christen Christensen
Christen Christensen
Lars Christensen

Sources (11)

  • Chresten Larsen in entry for Lars Chrestensen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Christen Larsen in entry for Maren Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Christen Larsen in entry for Lars Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1753Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)


    Age 11

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 12

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 19

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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