Anders Christian Thomsen

18 May 1853–26 April 1895 (Age 41)
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders Christian

When Anders Christian Thomsen was born on 18 May 1853, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Thomas Hansen, was 37 and his mother, Gjertrud Christensdatter, was 33. He married Ane Kirstine Petrine Jensen on 11 November 1881, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark for about 35 years and Skagen, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark in 1911. He died on 26 April 1895, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Anders Christian Thomsen
Ane Kirstine Petrine Jensen
Marriage: 11 November 1881
Gjerman Theodor Thomsen
Christian Peter Thomsen
Christian Peter Thomsen
Agnes Christine Thomsen
Ida Marie Thomsen

Spouse and Children

11 November 1881
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Hansen


    Gjertrud Christensdatter




    Anne Thomasdatter


    Christen Thomsen


    Hans Christian Anton Thomsen


    Thomas Christian Thomsen


    Ane Thomine Thomsen


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World Events (3)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 6

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 6

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 15

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Dutch, North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic form from a short form of Thomas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Chr Thomsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Ander Christian Thomsen in household of Thomas Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Andres Chr Thomsen in household of Thomas Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1855"

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