Hans Peter Henriksen

Male15 May 1834–16 February 1918

Brief Life History of Hans Peter

When Hans Peter Henriksen was born on 15 May 1834, in Erritsø, Koldinghus, Denmark, his father, Henrik Hansen, was 31 and his mother, Anne Katrine Christiansdatter, was 36. He married Ane Bothilda Mathiasen on 18 February 1876, in Erritsø, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Erritsø, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark for about 40 years and Fredericia, Elbo, Vejle, Denmark for about 5 years. He died on 16 February 1918, in Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fredericia, Vejle, Denmark.

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Hans Peter Henriksen
Ane Bothilda Mathiasen
Marriage: 18 February 1876
Peter Laurits Henriksen
Ane Kathrine Laurine Henriksen
Johannes Henriksen
Johannes Henriksen
Henriette Henriksen

Sources (16)

  • Hans Hendriksen in household of Hendrik Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Birth: Johannes Henriksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Marriage: Hans Peter Henriksen and Ane Bothilde Mathiesen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1876Erritsø, Koldinghus, Denmark
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (6)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 13

    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 15

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

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 25

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Lars, Erik, Niels, Sven, Anders, Bente, Bjorg, Gunner, Iver, Ketil, Knud, Lief. German Kurt, Hans, Hans Peter, Inge, Margrethe, Math, Philo.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Henrik (see Henry 1). Compare Hendricksen and Henricksen .

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

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