Ane Magrethe Christensen

3 September 1852–6 August 1907 (Age 54)
Hørmested, Sejlstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Ane Magrethe

When Ane Magrethe Christensen was born on 3 September 1852, in Hørmested, Sejlstrup, Denmark, her father, Christian Christensen, was 24 and her mother, Karen Johanne Sørensdatter, was 27. She married Richard Crowther on 16 November 1867, in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 August 1907, in Bear River City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Richard Crowther
Ane Magrethe Christensen
Marriage: 16 November 1867
Martha Ann Crowther
Mary Jane Crowther
Richard Franklin Crowther
Anne Elizabeth Crowther
Nellie Katherine Crowther
James William Crowther
Thomas Francis Crowther
Samuel Edward Crowther
Laura Hannah Crowther
Alma Christian Crowther

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  • Marriage
    16 November 1867Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 7
    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 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 15
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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    Mary Jane Crowther Durfee (1870-1963)

    MARY JANE CROWTHER DURFEE (1870-1963) BIOGRAPHY The following was written by Verr Durfee and Millie Durfee Andrews, the only two living of a family of ten. Mary Jane Crowther Durfee is the d …

    Sources (32)

    • 1852 Denmark Church Birth Record for Ane Magrethe Christensen daughter of Christen Christensen & Karen Johanne Sorensdatter
    • 1870 United States Census for Annie Margrethe Christensen Crowther in household of Richard Crowther
    • 1895 Utah Marriage of William Erastus Rowbury & Anna Margaret Christensen, "Utah, County Marriages"

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