Ellen Sofie Bendixen

22 August 1838–28 December 1886 (Age 48)
Lindelse, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Ellen Sofie

When Ellen Sofie Bendixen was born on 22 August 1838, in Lindelse, Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Bendix Hansen, was 33 and her mother, Bodil Pedersdatter, was 37. She married Carl Agaton Andersen on 5 July 1874, in Lindelse, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lindelse, Lindelse, Svendborg, Denmark for about 20 years. She died on 28 December 1886, in Hurum, Buskerud, Norway, at the age of 48.

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Carl Agaton Andersen
Ellen Sofie Bendixen
Marriage: 5 July 1874
Axel Bernhard

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5 July 1874
Lindelse, Svendborg, Denmark




    Axel Bernhard


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World Events (8)

1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 5

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,
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 9

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.
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 17

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

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the medieval personal name Bendix, Bendikt ( see Benedict ).

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

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  • Ellen Sophie Bendixen in household of Bendix Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Ellen Sophie Bendixen in household of Bendix Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Ellen Sophia Bendixen in household of Landry Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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