Alexsen

23 May 1704–
Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Alexsen

When Alexsen was born on 23 May 1704, in Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark, his father, Alex Olsen Kruuse, was 30 and his mother, Edele Peitersdatter, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Alex Olsen Kruuse
1674–1732
Edele Peitersdatter
1678–1716
Johanne Alexdatter
1699–
Alexsen
1701–
Johanne Alexdatter
1700–1734
Bente Alexdatter
1703–
Alexsen
1704–
Peiter Alexsen
1705–
Peiter Allexsen Kruuse
1707–
Ole Alexsen
1708–
Ole Alexsen
1709–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (3)

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

Origin unidentified; most probably an Americanized form of a patronymic from a short form of the personal name Alexander .

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

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