Dorthe Margrethe Christensen

Hersom, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Dorthe Margrethe

When Dorthe Margrethe Christensen was born in 1852, in Hersom, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Jensen, was 36 and her mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 34. She lived in Øster Bjerregrav, Sønderlyng, Viborg, Denmark in 1855 and Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark in 1860.

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Christen Jensen
Maren Christensdatter
Christiane Christensdatter
Jens Christian Christensem
Maren Christensdatter
Dorthea Margrethe Christensen
Christine Christensen
Birthe Marie Christensen
Dorthe Margrethe Christensen
Christen Christensen
Petrine Dorthea Marie Christensen

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World Events (6)

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.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 7

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 62

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

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)

  • Dorthe Margrethe Christensen in household of Niels Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Dorthe Margrethe Christensen in household of Christen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Dorothea Margrethe Christensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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