Lauritz Hansen

Brief Life History of Lauritz

When Lauritz Hansen was born in December 1711, in Troelstrup, Haslev, Ringsted, Denmark, his father, Hans Boesen, was 24 and his mother, Birte Mette Anna Olesdatter, was 22. He married Anne Hansdatter on 12 June 1740, in Haslev, Ringsted, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Lauritz Hansen
Anne Hansdatter
Marriage: 12 June 1740
Karen Larsdatter

Sources (4)

  • Lauritz Hansen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Laurtz Hanson, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Lauritz Hanssen in entry for Karen Larsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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World Events (8)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

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.


Greenland becomes Danish province.

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.

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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