Anna Andersdatter

1742–28 May 1814 (Age 72)
Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anna

When Anna Andersdatter was born in 1742, in Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Anders Sørensen Tornby, was 32 and her mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 31. She married Simon Simonsen on 2 September 1769, in Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 28 May 1814, in Hæstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Simon Simonsen
Anna Andersdatter
Marriage: 2 September 1769
Simon Simensen
Soren Simonsen
Karen Simonsdr
Maren Simonsdr
Anders Simonsen
Ane Simonsen

Spouse and Children

2 September 1769
Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 0

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 2

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 20

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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Sources (3)

  • Ane Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Ane Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Ane Andersdatter in entry for Simon Simonsen, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"

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