Christen Larsen

1720–29 December 1776
Gedsted, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen

Christen Larsen was born in 1720, in Gedsted, Viborg, Denmark. He married Karen Sorensen on 31 October 1755. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Christen Larsen
1720–1776
Karen Sorensen
1727–
Marriage: 31 October 1755
Lars Christensen
1756–
Dorthe Christensen
1758–
Anders Christensen
1764–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1755
children

(3)

    Lars Christensen

    Male1756–Male

    Dorthe Christensen

    Female1758–Female

    Anders Christensen

    Male1764–Male

World Events (6)

1729

Age 9

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 10

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 17

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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