Hans Andersen

about 1701–1750 (Age 49)
Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Andersen was born about 1701, in Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Anders Hansen, was 30 and his mother, Kirsten Bensdatter, was 24. He married Birte Laursen Lober on 11 February 1726, in Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. He died in 1750, in his hometown, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Hans Andersen
1701–1750
Birte Laursen Lober
1703–1765
Marriage: 11 February 1726
Ellen Hansen
1726–1726
Margreta Hansdatter
1726–
Ellen Hansdatter
1727–1782
Kirsten Hansdatter
1730–1753
Kristine Hansen
1730–
Kirstine Hansdatter
1730–
Elsebeth Hansdatter
1733–1784
Anders Hansen
1737–1739
Cathrine Hansen
1739–1744
A. Catrina Hansdatter
1739–
Anders Hansen
1743–1743
Ane Catherine Hansen
1746–1746

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1726
Præstø, Denmark
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 0

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 12

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.
1729

Age 28

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Andersen in entry for Ellen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Hans Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Hans Andersen, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

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