Morten Christensen

21 June 1655–1732 (Age 76)
Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Morten

When Morten Christensen was born on 21 June 1655, in Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. Christen, was 27. He married Maren Andersdatter in 1678, in Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died in 1732, in his hometown, at the age of 77, and was buried in Brovst, Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Morten Christensen
1655–1732
Maren Andersdatter
1653–1735
Marriage: 1678
Anders Mortensen
1679–
Søren Mortensen
1685–1737
Berred Mortensen
1680–
Lars Mortensen
1681–1753
Niels Mortensen
1681–1745
Else Mortensen
1684–1754
Sidsel Mortensdatter
1688–1776
Maren Mortensen
1692–
Christen Mortensen
1696–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1678
Brovst, Hjørring, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

    Christen

    Male1625–Male

    Mrs. Christen

    Female1628–Female

siblings

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World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 46

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 58

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 74

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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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