Laurits Andersen

about 1667–12 October 1738
Tved, Randers, Denmark

The Life of Laurits

Laurits Andersen was born about 1667, in Tved, Randers, Denmark. He married Inger Andersen on 4 December 1692. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He was buried in Tved, Randers, Denmark.

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Laurits Andersen
Inger Hansen
Oluf Lauritsen
Hans Lauritsen
Mats Lauritsen
Johanne Lauritsen
Johanne Lauritsen
Kirsten Lauritsen
Anders Lauritsen

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World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 34

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 46

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 62

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lauritz Andersen in entry for Hans, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lauridtz Andersen in entry for Johanne, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lauridtz Andersen in entry for Johanne, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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