Morten Andersen

1648–14 June 1705
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Morten

Morten Andersen was born in 1648, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark as the son of Anders and Mrs. Anders. He married Anne Andersdatter about 1672, in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He was buried in Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Morten Andersen
Anne Andersdatter
Marriage: about 1672
Anders Mortensen
Anne Mortensdatter
Birgitte Mortensen

Spouse and Children

about 1672
Vrejlev, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



    Mrs. Anders




World Events (1)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 53

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

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)

  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941;
  • Morten Andersen in entry for Birgitte Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Morten Andersen in entry for Anne Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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