Anders Jensen Morth

29 June 1798–13 December 1864 (Age 66)
Boldrup, Stenild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Jensen Morth was born on 29 June 1798, in Boldrup, Stenild, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen Moth, was 37 and his mother, Giertrud Nielsdatter, was 36. He married Ane Mogensdatter on 7 October 1826, in Fjelsø, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Skæve, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1860. He died on 13 December 1864, in Gislum, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Gislum, Gislum, Gislum, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Anders Jensen Morth
Ane Mogensdatter
Marriage: 7 October 1826
Jens Andersen Morth
Mogens Andersen
Anders Andersen
Karen Andersen
Gjertrud Marie Andersdatter
Christen Andersen
Ane Marie Andersdatter
Ane Kirstine Andersdatter

Spouse and Children

7 October 1826
Fjelsø, Rinds, Viborg, Denmark


    Jens Andersen Morth



    Anders Andersen


    Karen Andersen


    Gjertrud Marie Andersdatter


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 7

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 10

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.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 20

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Anders Jensen Morth, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Anders Jenen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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