Anders Hansen Koefoed

Maleabout 1743–

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Hansen Koefoed was born about 1743, in Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Jørgensen, was 53 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Hans Jørgensen
1691–1758
Karen Pedersdatter Kofoed
1704–1758
Karen Hansdatter
1727–1738
Peder Hansen Koefoed
1728–1758
Anna Margrete Hansen Koefoed
1729–1806
Jørgen Hansen Kofoed
1730–
Beata Kirstine Hansen Koefoed
1733–1805
Anders Hansen Koefoed
1743–
Martha Margrethe Kofoed Hansen
1749–
Hans Hansen Koefoed
1728–
Hans Hansen Kofoed
1740–
Karen Hansdatter
1745–1796

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (3)

    1744 · Hirschholm Palace

    Age 1

    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 19

    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.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 33

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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