Anders Christensen

Male7 March 1717–

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Christensen was christened on 7 March 1717, in Tved, Ørum, Denmark, his father, Christen Andersen, was 42 and his mother, Maren Christensdatter, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Christen Andersen
1676–1717
Maren Christensdatter
1685–1740
Anders Christensen
1717–

Sources (1)

  • Anders, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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World Events (3)

1729

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.

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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