Kirsten Andersen

Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Andersen was born in 1665, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Anders Olufsen, was 20 and her mother, Seigne Pedersdatter, was 18.

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Anders Olufsen
Seigne Pedersdatter
Kirsten Andersen
Bodil Andersdatter
Ole Andersen
Maren Andersdatter
Peder Andersen
Kirstine Andersdatter

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 36
The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
Age 48
The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
Age 64
Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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