Bent Andersen

26 August 1708–7 December 1792 (Age 84)
Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark

The Life of Bent

When Bent Andersen was born on 26 August 1708, in Kalvehave, Præstø, Denmark, his father, Anders Hansen, was 37 and his mother, Kirsten Bensdatter, was 31. He married Mrs. Bent Andersen about 1730. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 7 December 1792, in Bakkebølle, Vordingborg, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 84, and was buried in Vordingborg, Præstø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Bent Andersen
Mrs. Bent Andersen
Marriage: about 1730
Anders Bentsen
Kirsten Bentsdatter
Jeppe Bentsen
Bodil Bentsdatter
Hans Bentsen
Jacob Bentsen
Kirsten Bentsdatter

Spouse and Children

about 1730


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 5

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 21

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 22

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

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)

  • Bent Andersen, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage
  • Andersen, Bent christening Kalvehave 1708
  • Bentsen, Jeppe christening Kalvehave 1735

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