Anders Christensen

14 October 1753–13 August 1780
Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Christensen was christened on 14 October 1753, in Jerslev, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Christen Andersen, was 41 and his mother, Anna Stephansdatter, was 39. He died on 13 August 1780, at the age of 26.

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Family Time Line

Christen Andersen
1712–1774
Anna Stephansdatter
1714–1790
Stephan Christensen
1744–1809
Anne Christensen
1747–
Karen Christensen
1750–
Anders Christensen
1753–1780
Niels Christensen
1757–

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World Events (2)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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  • Anders Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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