Anne Larsdatter Dam

Female31 July 1718–

Brief Life History of Anne

When Anne Larsdatter Dam was christened on 31 July 1718, in Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Lars Madsen Dam, was 23 and her mother, Karen Jespersdatter, was 40.

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Lars Madsen Dam
Karen Jespersdatter
Anne Larsdatter Dam
Else Larsdatter Dam
Karen Larsdatter Dam
Lars Laurits Lauritsen Larsen Dam

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    World Events (3)


    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.

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Hung, Hoa, Tuan, Ngoc, Thanh, Binh, Chanh, Duc, Hiep, Minh, Nu, Tien. Southeast Asian Hong, Chan, Dong, Hon, Man, Oi, Ok, Phoung, Sang, Sokhom, Sun.

    Vietnamese (Đàm): from the Chinese surnames 譚, 谈 and 覃, see Tan 1-3.

    Cambodian: written ដាំ, possibly of Vietnamese origin (see above). The surname ដាំ also corresponds to the Khmer word meaning e.g. ‘to plant’.

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

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