Andreas Cornelius Falch

Brief Life History of Andreas Cornelius

When Andreas Cornelius Falch was born on 18 August 1835, in Risvær, Nordland, Norway, his father, Jonas Falch, was 24 and his mother, Karen Catharina Ellingsen, was 33. He married Andrea Simonsdatter on 18 July 1860, in Vågan, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 21 January 1911, in Hallvardøya, Nordland, Norway, at the age of 75, and was buried in Lødingen, Lødingen, Nordland, Norway.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Cornelius Falch
1835–1911
Andrea Simonsdatter
1835–1925
Marriage: 18 July 1860
Joakime Karlotte Falch
1862–1929
Severine Kaspara Falch
1864–1952
Karl Johan Falch
1865–1933
Alethe Augusta Falck
1867–1953
Jonas Konrad Falck
1869–1939
Ludolf Oberg Falch
1871–1893
Ragna Marie Falch
1873–1961
Erling Falch
1876–1972
Astrid Falch
1878–1897

Sources (7)

  • Andreas Cornelius Falch, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"
  • Andreas Kornelius Falch in entry for Karl Johan Falch, "Norway Church Books, 1815-1930"
  • Andreas Falch in entry for Peder Hansen and Alette Augusta Falch, "Norway Marriages, 1660-1926"

World Events (8)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,

1845 · Nonconformist Act

The Nonconformist Act recognized Christian dissenter churches. It became legal to organize churches of other denominations.

1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: German Ernst, Kurt, Mathias, Otto.

German: nickname (especially in the Silesian-Bohemian area) from Czech Vlach ‘foreigner’, denoting specifically someone who spoke a Romance language, in particular an Italian (see Vlach ).

German: topographic name for someone living in flat terrain, from a variant of Middle Low German vlak ‘flat’, or a nickname for a person with an even voice or plain in appearance.

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

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