Morten Andersen

about 1704–30 April 1786 (Age 82)
Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Morten

When Morten Andersen was born about 1704, in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Anders, was 33 and his mother, Mrs. Anders, was 29. He married Ane Christensdatter on 30 November 1738, in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 30 April 1786, in his hometown, at the age of 82, and was buried in Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Morten Andersen
1704–1786
Anna Thomasdr
1740–1786
Marriage: 5 November 1769
Anne Mortensen
1770–
Thomas Mortensen
1772–1772
Zidsel Mortensen
1773–1795
Maren Mortensen
1776–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 November 1769
Volstrup, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Anders

    Male1671–Male

    Mrs. Anders

    Female1675–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (5)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 9

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 25

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 26

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

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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Sources (3)

  • Morten Andersen in entry for Anne Christensdatter, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Morten Andersen in entry for Anne Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Morten Andersen in entry for Thomas Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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