Albrecht Abel

29 February 1804–11 June 1855 (Age 51)
Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Albrecht

When Albrecht Abel was born on 29 February 1804, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Friderich Joachim Abel, was 28 and his mother, Ane Cathrine Biering, was 22. He married Else Marie Lassen Brønnum on 19 September 1833, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Frederikshavn, Hjørring, Denmark in 1850. He died on 11 June 1855, in Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 51, and was buried in Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Albrecht Abel
Else Marie Lassen Brønnum
Marriage: 19 September 1833
Frederikke Katrine Abel Brønnum
Julia Agate Abel
Anna Victoria Abel
Octavia Christine Abel
Pethrine Marie Abel
Hans Andreas Abel

Spouse and Children


    Else Marie Lassen Brønnum


19 September 1833


    Frederikke Katrine Abel Brønnum


    Julia Agate Abel


    Anna Victoria Abel


    Octavia Christine Abel


    Pethrine Marie Abel


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

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 4

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 14

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

1 Common European surname: from the personal name Abel, which is of Biblical origin and was used as a Christian name in many countries of Europe. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1– 8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hevel, from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.2 German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht ( see Albert ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Albert Abel, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Abel in entry for Frederikke Cathrine Abel, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Albert Abel in entry for Octavia Christine Abel, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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