Christen Hansen Borre

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Hansen Borre was born on 27 November 1779, in Maribo, Denmark, his father, Hans Nielsen Borre, was 21 and his mother, Bodil Hansdatter, was 17. He married Ane Catharine Henrichsen on 20 May 1802. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stokkemarke, Lollands Sønder, Maribo, Denmark for about 11 years. He died on 16 July 1857, in Tjennemarke, Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 77.

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Christen Hansen Borre
Ane Catharine Henrichsen
Marriage: 20 May 1802
Rasmus Christensen Borre
Hans Christensen Borre
Maren Kirstine Christensdatter
Henrik Christensen Borre
Kirsten Christensdatter Borre
Frederik Christensen Borre
Niels Christensen Borre

Sources (18)

  • Christen H Bonne, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Christen Hansen Borre, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Christen Bone Gårdmand in entry for Maren Kjerstine Christendatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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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