Andersen

20 October 1829–
Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Andersen

When Andersen was born on 20 October 1829, in Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Marten Andersen, was 45 and her mother, Cecilie Kirstine Kofoed, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Marten Andersen
1784–1883
Cecilie Kirstine Kofoed
1789–1849
Andreas Koefoed
1824–1884
Daughter Kofoed
1828–
Andersen
1829–
Johanne Christine Andersen
1831–1831

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 18

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1849

Age 20

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 21

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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 (2)

  • Dodfodt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Dodfodt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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