Johanne Andersen

18 March 1715–
Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Johanne

When Johanne Andersen was born on 18 March 1715, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Anders Jørgensen, was 24 and her mother, Karen Christophersdatter, was 20.

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Anders Jørgensen
Karen Christophersdatter
Johanne Andersen
Jens Andersen
Jens Andersen
Jorgen Andersen
Jorgen Andersen
Anna Kirstine Andersdatter

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)


Age 14

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 15

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 47

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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 (1)

  • Johanna Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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