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Photographs of Christen Christensen (1817-1899)

A collection of photographs relative to the life of Christen Christensen.

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Images of Christen and His Two Wives, Karen Lauritzdatter and Ane/Anne Jensdatter:

Circa 1865 (age 48) Christen, at about age 48.

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Circa 1888 (age 71) Christen, at about age 71. Photo obtained from the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 300 North Main, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Circa 1897 (age 80) Christen, at about age 80. Photo obtained from the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, 300 North Main, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Circa 1865 (age 39) Karen, at about age 39. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 182a.

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Circa 1865 (age 39). Closeup of Karen, at about age 39.

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Circa 1888 (age 50). Ane, at about age 50. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 348a.

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Pictures of Christen and Karen and Their Children:

1865 (age 48): Christen and Karen Christensen family, Kobberod, Thisted, Denmark, 1865, L to R: Petrine (Trina), age 8, Karen, age 39; Maren, age 16; Pouline, age 10; Laurs, age 18; Nielsine (Sena), age 3; Christen, age 48. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 168a.

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Laurs, circa 1887, at age 40.

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Maren. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 182a.

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Lars Myrup, Maren's husband and the missionary who converted the family to the Church. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 182a.

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Pouline. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 240a.

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Petrine. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 240a.

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Nielsine. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 240a.

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Christen, Jr. and family. Christen's oldest son who remained in Denmark embittered against the Church. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 240a.

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Circa 1897 (age 80): Four generation photo, L to R: Joseph (1871-1926), Laurs' son, age 26; Harold (1894-1968), Joseph's son, age 3; Laurs (1847-1928), age 50; Christian (1817-1899), Laurs' father, age 80.

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Picture of Christen and Ane/Anne and Their Children:

Circa 1888 (age 71). Christen and Ane and their family. Image courtesy of ABC-SJB Family Foundation Website (see CC Additional Family History section on this site).

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Places Important to Christen during His Lifetime:

Map of Denmark, showing Thisted and Alborg in yellow, at the top of the page.

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Aerial view of northwestern Denmark taken in July 1989, showing multiple farmsteads.

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Composite Internet maps of Utah: The map on the left shows Sanpete County in the center of the state. The map of Sanpete County on the right shows various towns important to Christen during his lifetime.

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Endowment House (1855-1889), Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Christen's and Ane's home in West Gunnison, Sanpete, Utah, where they spent their later years. Photo copied from Virginia Christensen Keeler (1901-1970), Some Christensen's Who Came from Thy, published by J. Grant Stevenson, Provo, Utah, 1969, p. 348a.

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Manti Temple, dedicated May 1888. (Photo by Glen L. Ricks, taken from Temple on a Hill by Glen R. Stubbs, Ricks College Press, Rexburg, Idaho, 1976.)

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