Morten Andersen

19 July 1778–27 April 1859 (Age 80)
Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Morten

When Morten Andersen was born on 19 July 1778, in Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Anders Hansen, was 50 and his mother, Dorthea Nielsdatter, was 45. He married Karen Andersdatter on 27 January 1805, in Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Rutsker, Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark for about 6 years. He died on 27 April 1859, in Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Morten Andersen
Karen Andersdatter
Marriage: 27 January 1805
Lauritz Madsen Bahn
Kirstine Margrethe Bohn
Ane Johanne Holm
Birgitte Sophie Holm
Caroline Marthine Jensen
Gundertie Holm

Spouse and Children


    Karen Andersdatter


27 January 1805
Rutsker, Bornholm, Denmark


    Lauritz Madsen Bahn


    Kirstine Margrethe Bohn


    Ane Johanne Holm


    Birgitte Sophie Holm


    Caroline Marthine Jensen


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 11

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 14

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 27

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

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, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Morten Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Morten Andersen in entry for Maren Petrine Mortensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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