Anne Gissel Frantzdatter Schmidt

May 1691–1730 (Age 38)
Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Anne Gissel Frantzdatter

When Anne Gissel Frantzdatter Schmidt was born in May 1691, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Frantz Smit, was 37 and her mother, Anne Sibylla Buggenhagen, was 31. She married Hans Kofoed Hansen on 24 September 1719, in Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1730, in Myregård, Åker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 39, and was buried in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Kofoed Hansen
1684–1743
Anne Gissel Frantzdatter Schmidt
1691–1730
Marriage: 24 September 1719
Hans Hansen Kofoed
1720–1722
Ane Marie Hansen Kofoed
1721–1771
Barbara Hansdatter Kofoed
1723–1739
Maren Hansen Kofoed
1724–1789
Anne Sibylla Hansdatter Kofoed
1725–1727
Karen Hansdatter Kofoed
1726–1798
Hans Hansen Kofoed
1728–1802

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 September 1719
Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 10

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 22

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.
1729

Age 38

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name from Middle High German smit, German Schmied ‘blacksmith’. The German surname is found in many other parts of Europe, from Slovenia to Sweden.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Gissel in entry for Karen Hansen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anne Gistel in entry for Anna Sibylla Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anne Gistel in entry for Anna Sibylla Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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