Anna Margaretha Boysen

Female25 April 1766–

Brief Life History of Anna Margaretha

When Anna Margaretha Boysen was born on 25 April 1766, in Gråsten, Gråsten-Adsbøl, Slesvig, Denmark, her father, Alexander Boysen, was 33 and her mother, Christina Maria Holmann, was 35. She married Peter Petersen on 11 December 1795. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Peter Petersen
1764–1827
Anna Margaretha Boysen
1766–
Marriage: 11 December 1795
Mette Marie Kirstine Petersen
1796–1879
Nicolai Alexander Petersen
1798–1867
Thomas Peter Petersen
1799–1860

Sources (5)

  • Anna Margareth Boysen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anna Margretha Boisen in entry for Metta Maria Christina Petersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anna Margretha Boisen in entry for Nikolai Alexander Petersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1795
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 10

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 23

    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.

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 39

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Gerd, Hans, Erwin, Hermann, Juergen, Lorenz, Siegfried.

    North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Boye .

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

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