Laurits Davidsen

8 July 1799–
Kværndrup, Sunds, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Laurits

When Laurits Davidsen was born on 8 July 1799, in Kværndrup, Sunds, Svendborg, Denmark, his father, Skræder David Jensen, was 28 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 22. He married Ane Margrete Rippur Hansen on 12 November 1836, in Odense, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Laurits Davidsen
Ane Margrete Rippur Hansen
Marriage: 12 November 1836
Hans Reppurt David Lauritsen
Carl Martin Lauritzen
Peder Christian Lauritzen
Karen Dorthea Lauritzsen
Karen Sophie Lauritsen
Karen Dorthee Lauritzen
Niels Laurits Reppurt Lauritsen
Maren Jensine Christine Rippur

Spouse and Children

12 November 1836
Odense, Odense, Denmark


    Hans Reppurt David Lauritsen


    Carl Martin Lauritzen


    Peder Christian Lauritzen


    Karen Dorthea Lauritzsen


    Karen Sophie Lauritsen


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 6

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 9

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 48

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name David .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laurits Davidsen in entry for Karen Dorthea Lauritzen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Laurits Davidsen in entry for Karen Dorthea Lauritzen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Laurits Davidsen in entry for Carl Martin Lauritsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.