Mogens Hansen

Male6 February 1719–14 May 1797

Brief Life History of Mogens

When Mogens Hansen was born on 6 February 1719, in Albæk, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Hans Mogensen, was 44 and his mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 28. He married Johanne Sorensdatter on 2 January 1752, in Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 14 May 1797, in his hometown, at the age of 78, and was buried in Albæk, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Mogens Hansen
Johanne Sorensdatter
Marriage: 2 January 1752
Anne Mogensdatter
Maren Mogensdatter
Hans Mogensen
Lars Mogensen
Johanne Mogensdatter
Kiersten Mogensdatter

Sources (7)

  • Mogens Hanssen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Mogens Hanssen in entry for Lars Mogensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Mogens Hanssen in entry for Johanne Mogensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1752Albæk, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 10

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 11

    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.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 23

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    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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