Hans Hendrich Tønder

11 May 1661–17 April 1706 (Age 44)
Zealand, Denmark

The Life of Hans Hendrich

Hans Hendrich Tønder was born on 11 May 1661, in Zealand, Denmark. He married Hedevig Poulsdatter Kofoed on 18 January 1704. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 17 April 1706, in Denmark, at the age of 44.

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Hans Hendrich Tønder
Hedevig Poulsdatter Kofoed
Marriage: 18 January 1704
Magdalene Margrethe Hansdatter Tonder

Spouse and Children

18 January 1704


World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 40

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

Name Meaning

German: of uncertain origin; perhaps from Tinter, Dinter, an occupational name for a maker and seller of ink, from an agent derivative of Middle High German tin(c)te ‘ink’ (from Late Latin aqua tincta ‘colored water’).

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

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  • Hans Henrich Tonder, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hans Hendrich Tønder -

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