Hans Ivarsen

January 1774–8 May 1832 (Age 58)
Sellerup, Gauerslund, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Ivarsen was born in January 1774, in Sellerup, Gauerslund, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Ivar Andersen Hviid, was 47 and his mother, Karen Madsdatter, was 46. He married Dorthe Nielsdatter on 10 August 1804. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 8 May 1832, in Gauerslund, Vejle, Denmark, at the age of 58, and was buried in Gauerslund, Vejle, Denmark.

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Hans Ivarsen
Dorthe Nielsdatter
Marriage: 10 August 1804
Knud Hansen
Karen Hansdatter
Niels Hansen
Kirsten Hansdatter
Ivar Hansen
Mette Hansdatter
Hans Hansen

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10 August 1804


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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 2

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 15

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 18

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Ivar, from Old Norse Ívarr, a compound of either ív ‘yew tree’, ‘bow’ or Ing (the name of a god) + ar ‘warrior’ or ‘spear’.2 North German (Frisian): patronymic from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements īwa ‘yew (tree)’ + hard ‘strong’, ‘firm’.3 English: variant spelling of Iverson .

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

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