Ellen Margrethe Lind

Brief Life History of Ellen Margrethe

When Ellen Margrethe Lind was born on 12 October 1821, in Nyker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jeppe Mogensen Lind, was 46 and her mother, Ellen Kirstine Hansdatter, was 41. She married Christian Andreasen Vang in 1849, in Rønne, Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Knudsker, Knudsker, Bornholm, Denmark for about 20 years. She died on 28 November 1892, in Knudsker, Vester, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 71.

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Christian Andreasen Vang
Ellen Margrethe Lind
Marriage: 1849
Christian Andreasen Vang
Christine Andrine Mathine Wang
Hans Ipsen Vang
Martin Frederik Vang
Augusta Karoline Emilie Vang
Matthias Peter Vang

Sources (36)

  • Elene Magrete Vang in household of Karl Andrias Ipsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Ellen Magrete Lind, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Ellen Margrethe Lind, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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Name Meaning

Scandinavian, English, and Dutch: topographic name for someone who lived by a lime tree, Scandinavian and Middle English lind. As a Swedish name, it is often of ornamental origin.

North German and Danish: habitational name from any of various places called with Lind ‘lime tree’.

South German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a gentle, mild, tolerant man, from Middle High German lint, linde, Yiddish lind ‘gentle, mild’.

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

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