Hans Hansen

24 May 1750–6 February 1835 (Age 84)
Grenge, Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Hansen was born on 24 May 1750, his father, Hans Hansen, was 33 and his mother, Sidsel Mortensdatter, was 30. He married Maren Rasmusdatter on 23 June 1775, in Toreby, Maribo, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 6 February 1835, in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark, at the age of 84, and was buried in Toreby, Musse, Maribo, Denmark.

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Hans Hansen
Maren Rasmusdatter
Marriage: 23 June 1775
Sidsel Hansdatter
Sidsel Hansdatter
Kirstine Hansdatter

Spouse and Children

23 June 1775
Grenge, Toreby, Maribo, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 12

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 26

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 39

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hans Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Hans Hansen family - 1787 census.
  • Hans Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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