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Christensen Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Christensen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Hans Christensen, aged 14, arrived in New York, NY in 1840
  • Neil Christensen, aged 13, landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1848
  • Elling Christensen, aged 43, arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1850
  • Anna Christensen, who arrived in Minnesota in 1867
  • Chr Nicholi Christensen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1869
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Christensen Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Lewis Christensen, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1912
  • Andens Christensen, who was naturalized in Wisconsin in 1914
  • Hans Christensen, who immigrated to Colorado in 1920 with his wife Marie and his children Justina, John, Francis, Agnes, and Louis
  • Andrew Christensen, who landed in Wisconsin in 1920
  • Hans Marino Christensen, who landed in Alabama in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Christensen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Peter Christian Christensen, aged 31, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Johanna Christensen, aged 27, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Niels C. Christensen, aged 29, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Magdalena Christensen, aged 33, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • Mads Peter Christensen, aged 6, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Halcione" in 1870
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Christensen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Christensen (post 1700)



  • Second Lieutenant Dale Eldon Christensen (1920-1944), American soldier, recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1944
  • Wheatley Theordore Christensen (b. 1918), American soldier awarded the Croix de Guerre during WWII
  • William Christensen (b. 1902), American dancer
  • Lew Christensen (1909-1984), American dancer
  • Harold Christensen (1904-1989), American dancer
  • Bekim Christensen (b. 1973), Danish retired professional road bicycle racer
  • Anita Christensen (b. 1971), Danish world champion female professional boxer
  • Alex Christensen (b. 1967), German dance music composer, producer, and DJ
  • Bo Christensen (b. 1937), Danish Oscar winning film producer
  • Hayden Christensen (b. 1981), Canadian actor, nominated for a Golden Globe Award, best known for his portrayal as Anakin in Star Wars II and III
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
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    The Christensen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Christensen Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 December 2016 at 19:20.

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