Carl Henrichsen

8 July 1769–9 January 1849 (Age 79)
Erritsø, Lyng, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Carl

When Carl Henrichsen was born on 8 July 1769, in Erritsø, Lyng, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Hendrich Pedersen, was 43 and his mother, Ellen Hansdatter, was 41. He married Kirsten Hansen about 1794, in Lyng, Vejle, Denmark. He lived in Erritsø, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark in 1834. He died on 9 January 1849, in Erritsø, Koldinghus, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Erritsø, Koldinghus, Denmark.

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Carl Henrichsen
Ane Marie Christiansen
Marriage: 5 February 1803
Henrich Carlsen

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5 February 1803


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World Events (8)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 7

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 20

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 23

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Henrich ( see Henry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carl Henrichsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Carl Henrichsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Carl Henrichsen in entry for Henrich Carlsen and Kirsten Hansdatter, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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