Anders Christian Christensen

5 February 1834–11 July 1905 (Age 71)
Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Anders Christian

When Anders Christian Christensen was born on 5 February 1834, in Flade, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen Sr., was 29 and his mother, Marie Andersdatter, was 24. He married Ane Marie Jensdatter on 2 October 1863, in Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Gærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 25 years. He died on 11 July 1905, in Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spring City Cemetery, Spring City, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anders Christian Christensen
Ane Marie Jensdatter
Marriage: 2 October 1863
Jensine Marie Christensen
Thomas Christian Christensen
Maren Christensen
Olena Marie Christensen
Marie Elise Christensen
Christen Christensen
Niels C Christensen
Otille Christensen
Elise Christensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 October 1863Åsted, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 13
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks
    Age 25
    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.

    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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    Sources (37)

    • Anders Christian Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • A. C. Christensen in entry for Christian P. Christensen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Anders Christian Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

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