Christen Andersen Færch

Male1680–10 March 1764

Brief Life History of Christen Andersen

When Christen Andersen Færch was born in 1680, in Nibe, Hornum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Michelsen Færch, was 26 and his mother, Mrs. Færch, was 26. He married Else Nielsdatter about 1730, in Nibe, Ålborghus, 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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Family Time Line

Christen Andersen Færch
Else Nielsdatter
Marriage: about 1730
Anders Christensen Færch
Niels Christensen Færch
about 1740–
Laurs Christensen Faerch

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1730Nibe, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    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

    German: variant of Ferg . Compare Verch .

    Probably also an Americanized form of German Förtsch (see Foertsch ).

    Probably also an Americanized form of German Förch (see Foerch ).

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

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