Claus Ericsen

1796–29 November 1866 (Age 70)
Sankt Mikkels, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Claus

Claus Ericsen was born in 1796, in Sankt Mikkels, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark. He married Bodil Jacobsdatter on 6 May 1828, in Slots Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 29 November 1866, in Landsgrav, Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 70, and was buried in Slagelse, Sankt Peders, Slagelse, Sorø, Denmark.

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Claus Ericsen
Bodil Jacobsdatter
Marriage: 6 May 1828
Johanne Clausdatter
Jørgen Clausen
Jacob Clausen
Kirstine Clausen
Mette Marie Clausen
Karen Sophie Clausen
Jens Clausen
Johanne Clausdatter
Birthe Clausen

Spouse and Children

6 May 1828
Slots Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 0

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 9

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.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 22

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Eirik or Erich ( see Erickson ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Claus Eriksen in entry for Kirstine Clausen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Klaus Eriksen in entry for Niels Jensen and Mette Marie Klausen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Death and burial of Claus Eriksen 1866 - Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-33522-18042-16

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