Anne Stephansen

5 April 1705–about 1742
Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anne

When Anne Stephansen was christened on 5 April 1705, in Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Stephan Jensen Toplund, was 52 and her mother, Birgete Lauridtzdr, was 30. She died about 1742, in her hometown, at the age of 37.

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Stephan Jensen Toplund
Birgete Lauridtzdr
Laust Stepensen
Anne Stephansen
Christen Stephansen
Soren Stephansen
Soren Stephansen

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Greenland becomes Danish province.
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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anne Stevenson, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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