Hans Christian Madsen

Brief Life History of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Madsen was born on 12 September 1838, in Dronninglund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Mads Jensen, was 44 and his mother, Ane Marie Christiansdatter, was 31. He married Inger Marie Andersdatter on 10 December 1858, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 10 February 1914, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 75, and was buried in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Hans Christian Madsen
Elisabeth Jørgensen
Marriage: 26 October 1866
Jens Martinus Madsen
Kirsten Marie Madsen
Ane Katrine Madsen
Ane Maria Madsen
Ole Kristian Madsen
Maren Kristine Madsen
Gjertrudline Madsen
Lars Peter Madsen

Sources (50)

  • Hans Chr Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1901"
  • Hans Chr. Madsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Christian Madsen, "Find A Grave Index"

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1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .

English: variant of Madson .

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

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