Hans Christensen Fischer

1764–12 May 1819 (Age 55)
Skibet, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christensen

When Hans Christensen Fischer was born in 1764, in Skibet, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Christen Hansen, was 31 and his mother, Birthe Christensdatter, was 26. He married Mette Joensdatter on 6 November 1794, in Nørup, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 12 May 1819, in Nørup, Vejle, Denmark, at the age of 55, and was buried in Nørup, Vejle, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christensen Fischer
Mette Joensdatter
Marriage: 6 November 1794
Maren Hansdatter
Marie Hansen
Christian Hansen

Spouse and Children

6 November 1794
Nørup, Vejle, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Christen Hansen


    Birthe Christensdatter




    Christen Christensen


    Dødfødt søn



    Maren Christensen



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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 12

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 25

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 28

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Christiansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Christiansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Christensen in entry for Christen Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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