Kirsten Andersdatter Kamp

20 August 1776–
Sønder Nissum, Bøvling, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Andersdatter Kamp was christened on 20 August 1776, in Sønder Nissum, Bøvling, Denmark, her father, Anders Christensen Kamp, was 53 and her mother, Dorthe Jensdatter, was 33. She married Hans Ovesen Harboe on 20 October 1822, in Sønder Nissum, Bøvling, Denmark.

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Hans Ovesen Harboe
Kirsten Andersdatter Kamp
Marriage: 20 October 1822

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1822Sønder Nissum, Bøvling, Denmark
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    World Events (7)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    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
    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.
    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, and Danish: from Low German and Dutch kamp ‘enclosed, fenced, or hedged piece of land, field’ (from Latin campus ‘plain’), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a field.Dutch: from Middle Low German kampe ‘warrior, combatant’, applied as a nickname or an occupational name.Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a hemp grower, from Middle Dutch kanep ‘hemp’.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Kirsten Andersdr Kamp, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Kirsten Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Kirsten Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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