Dorthe Margrethe Christensen

1852–
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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Family Time Line

Christen Jensen
1816–1856
Maren Christensdatter
1818–1859
Christiane Christensdatter
1840–
Jens Christian Christensem
1842–
Maren Christensdatter
1844–
Dorthea Margrethe Christensen
1845–1851
Christine Christensen
1847–
Birthe Marie Christensen
1849–
Dorthe Margrethe Christensen
1852–
Christen Christensen
1854–
Petrine Dorthea Marie Christensen
1856–

Parents and Siblings

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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).
1914

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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