Lars Hansen

about 1763–8 January 1836 (Age 73)
Ruds Vedby, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Hansen was born about 1763, in Ruds Vedby, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Hans Larsen, was 38 and his mother, Lisbeth Olsdatter, was 33. He married Eva Catherine Jensdatter on 3 February 1792, in Ruds Vedby, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. His occupation is listed as smallholder in Ruds Vedby, Holbæk, Denmark. He died on 8 January 1836, in his hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ruds Vedby, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Lars Hansen
Eva Catherine Jensdatter
Marriage: 3 February 1792
Karen Larsdatter
Hendrik 'Hendrich' Larsen
Jens Larsen
Ane Kathrine Larsdatter
Sidsel Marie Larsdatter

Spouse and Children

3 February 1792
Ruds Vedby, Løve, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 13

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

Age 26

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 29

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Lars Hansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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