Anders Hansen

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Hansen was born on 14 March 1784, in Aaker, Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Hans Larsen, was 41 and his mother, Ellen Marie Mogensdatter, was 45. He married Ellen Margreta Pedersdatter on 30 May 1806, in Aaker, Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Østermarie, Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark in 1834 and Knudsker, Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark in 1840. He died on 22 September 1867, in Knudsker, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 83, and was buried in Knudsker, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Anders Hansen
Ellen Margreta Pedersdatter
Marriage: 30 May 1806
Hans Andersen
Marie Catherine Andersdatter
Peder Andersen
Anders Peter Andersen
Karen Kirstine Andersdatter
Jens Peter Andersen
Christian Peter Andersen
Johanne Cathrine Andersdatter
Cecelie Marie Andersdatter
Julis Hansen

Sources (21)

  • Anders Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Anders Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Anders Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

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.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

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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