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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Hans Kofoed Hansen
Anne Gissel Frantzdatter Schmidt
Marriage: 24 September 1719
Hans Hansen Kofoed
Ane Marie Hansen Kofoed
Barbara Hansdatter Kofoed
Maren Hansen Kofoed
Anne Sibylla Hansdatter Kofoed
Karen Hansdatter Kofoed
Hans Hansen Kofoed

Spouse and Children

24 September 1719
Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings



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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.

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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