Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed

Brief Life History 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 married Rasmus Christiansen on 2 October 1754. She died in 1806, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Borggård Hans Andersen
1733–1806
Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed
1729–1806
Marriage: 25 September 1756
Andreas Hans 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–
Jørgen Hansen Kofoed Borg
1769–1850
Karen Kirstine Hansdatter
1774–1834

Sources (2)

  • Anna Margreta Hansdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Anne Margarethe Hansdatter Bornholm Pedigree

World Events (7)

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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

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)

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Anders, Nanna.

Danish: from ko ‘cow’ + fod ‘foot’, hence a nickname for someone with a club foot or other deformity of the foot. Compare Kofford .

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

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