Anders Hansen

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Hansen was born in 1796, in Allese, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, his father, Hans Andersen, was 40 and his mother, Anne Sophie Nielsdatter, was 38. He married Maren Christensdatter on 16 October 1818, in Allese, Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1864, in Allese, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 68.

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Anders Hansen
Maren Christensdatter
Marriage: 16 October 1818
Karen Andersdatter
Kristen Andersen
stillborn son
stillborn son
Hans Andersen

Sources (18)

  • Anders Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Anders Hansen in entry for Hans Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

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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