Hans Andersen

about 1752–10 May 1828 (Age 76)
Thisted, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Hans

When Hans Andersen was born about 1752, in Thisted, Thisted, Denmark, his father, Anders Lucasen or Moller, was 35 and his mother, Maren Thorkildsdatter Giettrup, was 36. He married Maren Jensdatter Tousgaard on 30 November 1780. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 10 May 1828, in his hometown, at the age of 76, and was buried in Thisted, Thisted, Denmark.

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Hans Andersen
Maren Jensdatter Tousgaard
Marriage: 30 November 1780
Maren Hansen
Jens Tovgaard Hansen
Jens Tovgaard Hansen
Anders Hansen
Anne Kirstine Hansen
Mads Tovgaard Hansen
Anders Hansen
Carl Johan Hansen

Spouse and Children


    Maren Jensdatter Tousgaard


30 November 1780


    Maren Hansen


    Jens Tovgaard Hansen


    Jens Tovgaard Hansen


    Anders Hansen


    Anne Kirstine Hansen


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 10

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.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 24

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.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 37

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

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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