Hans Hansen Funk

Male21 August 1827–3 April 1883

Brief Life History of Hans

When Hans Hansen Funk was born on 21 August 1827, in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, his father, Hans Hansen Funk, was 31 and his mother, Johanne Hansen, was 23. He married Anne Kjerstine Jensdatter on 15 October 1853, in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Stokkemarke, Lollands Sønder, Maribo, Denmark in 1860. He died on 3 April 1883, in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 55, and was buried in Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Hansen Funk
Anne Kjerstine Jensdatter
Marriage: 15 October 1853
Hans Hansen
Jens Peder Hansen
Jens Peter Hansen
Hansine Hansen
Kristian Ludvig
Anton Hansen
Julius Johan Ludvig Hansen
Vilhelm Hansen

Sources (19)

  • Hans Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Hans Hansen in entry for Hansine Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Hansen in entry for Dødfødt Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 October 1853Stokkemarke, Maribo, Denmark
  • Children (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

    Age 2

    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 20

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


    Age 22

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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