Christen Hansen Borre

27 November 1779–16 July 1857 (Age 77)
Maribo, Denmark

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

Christen Hansen Borre
1779–1857
Ane Catharine Henrichsen
1773–1859
Marriage: 20 May 1802
Rasmus Christensen Borre
1803–1841
Hans Christensen Borre
1805–1863
Maren Kirstine Christensdatter
1808–1881
Henrik Christensen Borre
1809–1885
Kirsten Christensdatter Borre
1812–1849
Frederik Christensen Borre
1813–
Niels Christensen Borre
1817–1870

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 May 1802
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 10
    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
    Age 13
    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
    Age 26
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Hanse
    Hans

    Sources (17)

    • Christen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Kristen Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Christen Hansen Borre, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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