Birthe ( twin) Hansen

Brief Life History of Birthe ( twin)

When Birthe ( twin) Hansen was christened on 25 September 1718, in Toreby, Ålholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Nielsen Kimer, was 39 and her mother, Bodil Hansdatter, was 45. She married Rasmus Pedersen Ringsing about 1740.

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Rasmus Pedersen Ringsing
Birthe ( twin) Hansen
Marriage: about 1740

Sources (2)

  • Birthe Hansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Kirkebøger, 1630-1920.

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World Events (8)


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

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)

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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