Lars Simonsen

Brief Life History of Lars

When Lars Simonsen was born on 6 April 1732, in Albæk, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Simon Jensen, was 37 and his mother, Dorothe Sorensdatter, was 37. He married Nicoline Jensdatter on 27 April 1860, in Hammer, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Lars Simonsen
1732–
Nicoline Jensdatter
1836–
Marriage: 27 April 1860
Jens Simonsen Larsen
1861–
Maren Larsen
1863–

Sources (1)

  • Lars Simonsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Nils, Bent, Bente, Egil, Einer, Erlend, Eyvind, Hedvig, Helmer, Knud.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Simon .

Americanized form of Norwegian Simensen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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