Albrecht Abel

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

The Life Summary 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, Anne Chathrine Bierring, 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, Frederikshavn, Nordjylland, 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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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

  • Marriage
    19 September 1833Denmark
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    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

    English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. 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 a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Albert Abel, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Albrecht Abel birth and baptism
    • Abel in entry for Frederikke Cathrine Abel, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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