Christen Andersen Færch

1680–10 March 1764 (Age 84)
Nibe, Hornum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Christen Andersen

When Christen Andersen Færch was born in 1680, in Nibe, Hornum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Michelsen Færch, was 25 and his mother, Mrs. Færch, was 25. He married Else Nielsdatter about 1730, in Nibe, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 10 March 1764, in his hometown, at the age of 84.

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Christen Andersen Færch
Else Nielsdatter
Marriage: 1730
Anders Christensen Færch
Niels Christensen Færch
Laurs Christensen Faerch

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Nibe, Ålborg, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 21

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 33

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 49

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

1 German: variant of Ferg .2 Americanized form of German Förtsch ( see Foertsch ).3 Americanized form of German Förch, a habitational name from a place so named, from Old High German word for(a)ha ‘fir tree’. There are several such places in southern Germany.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Christen Andersen Færch - Published information: male

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