Anna Marie Søfrensdatter


Brief Life History of Anna Marie

When Anna Marie Søfrensdatter was born in 1690, in Nørager, Nørager, Sønderhald, Randers, Denmark, her father, Søfren Thomasen Rygaard, was 26 and her mother, Anna Pedersdatter, was 21. She married Peder Madtzen Skibsmand on 17 June 1716, in Nyborg, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons.

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Peder Madtzen Skibsmand
Anna Marie Søfrensdatter
Marriage: 17 June 1716
Madtz Pedersen

Sources (8)

  • Peder Madtzen Skibsmand, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Peder Madtzen in entry for Pedersen, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"
  • Peder Madtzen Skibsmand in entry for Marie Kirstine, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 June 1716Nyborg, Svendborg, Denmark
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 11

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 23

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 39

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    variant of Anne , in common use as a given name in most European languages. Among people with a classical education, it has from time to time been associated with Virgil's Aeneid, where it is borne by the sister of Dido , Queen of Carthage. This Phoenician name may ultimately be of Semitic origin, and thus related to the biblical Anne. However, the connection, if it exists, is indirect rather than direct.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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