Johan Andersen

about 1782–
Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Johan

Johan Andersen was born about 1782, in Tybjerg, Præstø, Denmark. He married Karen Hansdatter on 15 September 1815. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Johan Andersen
Karen Hansdatter
Marriage: 15 September 1815
Karen Sophie Johansen
Anders Christian Lund Johansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1815
  • Children


    World Events (6)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
    Age 7
    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.
    1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis
    Age 10
    Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
    Age 32
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Johan Andersen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Johan Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
    • Johan Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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