Christen Nielsen Clausen

1778–24 November 1854 (Age 76)
Skelund, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Nielsen Clausen was born in 1778, in Skelund, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark. He married Ane Jensdatter about 1809, in Skelund, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 November 1854, in Skelund, Skelund, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Skelund, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Nielsen Clausen
Ane Jensdatter
Marriage: about 1809
Peder Sørensen
Kirsten Christensdatter
Magdalena Christensen
Christiane Christensdatter
Niels Christensen

Spouse and Children

about 1809
Skelund, Ålborg, Denmark


    Peder Sørensen




    Christiane Christensdatter


    Niels Christensen


World Events (8)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 11

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 14

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 27

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Christen Nielsen Klausen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Christen Nielsen Clausen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Christen Nielsen Lausen in entry for Christiane Lausen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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