Marie Andersen

Brief Life History of Marie

When Marie Andersen was born in 1760, in Ørbæk, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Anders Hansen, was 27 and her mother, Johanne Mortensdatter, was 27. She married Knud Madsen on 11 July 1788. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 16 May 1832, in her hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ørbæk, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark.

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Knud Madsen
Marie Andersen
Marriage: 11 July 1788
Sidsel Knudsdatter
Zidsel Knudsen
Anders Knudsen
Anders Knudsen
Mads Knudsen
Mads Knudsen
Johanne Knudsen
Johanne Knudsdatter
Anna Knudsen
Anne Knudsdatter
Rasmus Knudsen
Rasmus Knudsen
Knud Knudsen
Knud Knudsen

Sources (13)

  • Maria Andersdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Marie Andersen - Church record: death:
  • Marie Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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.

1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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