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
1708–1792
Mrs. Bent Andersen
1710–
Marriage: about 1730
Anders Bentsen
1731–
Kirsten Bentsdatter
1733–
Jeppe Bentsen
1735–1786
Bodil Bentsdatter
1738–
Hans Bentsen
1742–
Jacob Bentsen
1746–1800
Kirsten Bentsdatter
1749–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1730
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+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.
1729

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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