Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed

about September 1729–after 1787 (Age 57)
Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Anna Margrete Hansen

When Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed was born about September 1729, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Jørgensen, was 38 and her mother, Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed, was 25. She had at least 7 sons and 1 daughter with Hans Andersen Borg. She died after 1787, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Hans Andersen Borg
1731–
Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed
1729–1787
Andrers Hansen Kofoed
1757–1829
Rasmus Hansen Koefoed
1759–1804
Hans Hansen Andersen
1762–1764
Peder Hansen Kofoed
1762–1764
Peder Hansen Kofoed
1764–1770
Hans Hansen
1766–
Jorgen Kofoed
1769–1787
Karen Kirstine Hansdatter
1774–

Spouse and Children

children

(8)

    Andrers Hansen Kofoed

    Male1757–1829Male

    Rasmus Hansen Koefoed

    Male1759–1804Male

    Hans Hansen Andersen

    Male1762–1764Male

    Peder Hansen Kofoed

    Male1762–1764Male

    Peder Hansen Kofoed

    Male1764–1770Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 1

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 8

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 33

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

1 Altered spelling of Dutch Koefoed or Koevoet, literally ‘cow's foot’, hence a nickname for someone with a club foot or other deformity of the foot, or a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a cow's foot (presumably a butcher's shop). The term also denotes a crowbar (because it is cleft like a cow's hoof), and the name may also have arisen as a metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of such tools.2 Danish: nickname with the same meaning as 1, from ko ‘cow’ + fod ‘foot’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Anne Margarethe Hansdatter Bornholm Pedigree

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