Mads Hansen

Male23 January 1824–

Brief Life History of Mads

When Mads Hansen was born on 23 January 1824, in Reerslev, Roskilde, Denmark, his father, Hans Madsen, was 29 and his mother, Birthe Hansdatter, was 31. He lived in Smørum, Smørum, København, Denmark in 1834.

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Family Time Line

Hans Madsen
Birthe Hansdatter
Mads Hansen
Magrette Hansdatter
Kirsten Hansdatter

Sources (4)

  • Mads Hansen in household of Hans Madsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Mads Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Christening of Mads Hansen 1824 - Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

World Events (7)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 5

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 23

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.

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 35

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, 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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