Christen Christensen

11 March 1843–17 February 1867 (Age 23)
Østrup, Vognsild, Mariager Klosters, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen

When Christen Christensen was born on 11 March 1843, in Østrup, Vognsild, Mariager Klosters, Denmark, his father, Christen Christensen, was 35 and his mother, Bodild Sørensdatter, was 26. He married Johanna Marie Thompson on 17 February 1867, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States. He lived in Vognsild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 15 years. He died on 17 February 1867, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen
1843–1867
Johanna Marie Thompson
1847–1918
Marriage: 17 February 1867

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 February 1867Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 4
    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.
    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish
    Age 7
    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Christen
    Christesen

    Sources (11)

    • Christen Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Christen Christensen in household of Christen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Christian Christiansen, "Utah, Cemetery Abstracts"

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