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Christen Christensen

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  • Name Christen Christensen  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Born 18 August 1834  Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Baptism 7 September 1834  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause of Death Senility, Prostratitis  [6
    Immigration 1897  [8, 9, 10
    Occupation Laborer  [11
    Cemetery Gethsemane, Section E, Lot 47B, Row 3, Single Plot  [6
    Death Notice The Detroit News, February 17, 1920
    CHRISTENSEN-Feb. 16, Christian, age 85, father of Henry, Rasmus, James and Mrs. J. Thomas. Funeral service from son’s residence, 1008 Trombley ave., Thursday, 2 p.m.  [12
    Residence(s) 1845: Starup No 102, Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark
    1867-1876: Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark
    1879: Bollerslev, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark
    1895-1898: boards with Henry Christensen at 193 Wilkens, Detroit, MI
    1900: living with Rasmus in Elmer Twp., Sanilac Twp., Michigan
    1907-1920: boards with Henry Christensen at 1008 Trombly, Detroit, MI

    Found a Christian M Christensen in the Ellis Island database. Arrived July 6, 1893 on the ship Hekla, age 18, departed from Frederikshavn, Nordjylland, Denmark. Christian’s son?  [11, 13, 14
    Died 16 February 1920  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 15
    Buried 19 February 1920  Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
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    Person ID I18  Lisa's Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 September 2016 

    Father Hans Christensen,   b. 19 February 1797, Bedstedt, Sønder Rangstrup, Åbenrå, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 December 1849, Starup, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Marie Dorthea Jacobstochter,   b. about 1800,   d. 22 November 1876, Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 8 November 1823  Bedstedt, Sønder Rangstrup, Åbenrå, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Family ID F26  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Maria Katherina Petersen,   b. 11 October 1842, Graüer, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1882, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 8 December 1865  Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Children 
    +1. Hans (Henry) Christensen,   b. 1 February 1867, Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 October 1932, Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +2. Rasmus Lorentzen Christensen,   b. 31 July 1869, Starup, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1943, Juhl, Sanilac Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     3. Marius Petersen Christensen,   b. 28 July 1872, Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 July 1883, Todsbull, Rise, Åbenrå, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +4. Jens Peterian Christensen,   b. 11 May 1876, Løgumkloster, Lø, Tønder, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 February 1952, Richmond, Macomb Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +5. Marie Dorthea Christensen,   b. 20 June 1879, Bollerslev, Bjolderup, Rise, Aabenraa, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 January 1929, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    Family ID F12  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 February 1920 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 19 February 1920 - Detroit, Wayne Co., Michigan, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Headstones
    Christian Christensen Burial Location
    Christian Christensen Burial Location

  • Notes 
    • Found Census of county Aarhus 1845:
      Sogn: Beder, Amt (county): Århus, Lokalilet: Fulden By
      Bygningsnr (house #): 68, Bygning (building): hus (house), Husstand (household): 1
      Name age marital status Fødesogn Fødeamt Stilling
      Christian Christensen 10 single Beder Århus their son
      Jens Christensen 12 single their son
      Peter Christensen 7 single their son
      Jørgen Christensen 5 single their son
      Ane Sophie Christensen 2 single their daughter
      Jacob Wilhelmsen 1 single, ældste datters slegfredsbarn (oldest daughter’s child?). Couldn’t find any adults listed at this house. [19]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1813] (Baby Mine Company (Grand Rapids, Michigan)), Christian William.

    2. [S131] .

    3. [S2640] Christ Christensen.

    4. [S4] 1834/1835.

    5. [S608] Germany.

    6. [S1405] .

    7. [S2846] .

    8. [S4] 1897.

    9. [S1405] 1885.

    10. [S1451] 1892.

    11. [S4] .

    12. [S1417] .

    13. [S2858] .

    14. [S1451] .

    15. [S167] .

    16. [S2901] .

    17. [S2902] .

    18. [S2845] .

    19. [S486] Census of the County of Aarhus, Denmark.


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