Hans Andersen

13 November 1796–
Røyken, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Hans

When Hans Andersen was christened on 13 November 1796, in Røyken, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Even Andersen, was 36 and his mother, Ingebor Hansdatter, was 32.

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Even Andersen
Ingebor Hansdatter
Martha Andersen
Anne Andersen
Hans Andersen
Mads Andersen
Andrine Evensdatter
Anders Andersen

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

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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