Laurs Andersen

18 November 1820–
Grindsted, Hammer, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Laurs

When Laurs Andersen was born on 18 November 1820, in Grindsted, Hammer, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Anders Sørensen, was 46 and his mother, Ane Madsdatter, was 43. He lived in Vadum, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1834.

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Anders Sørensen
Ane Madsdatter
Mariane Andersdatter
Ane Johanne Andersdatter
Maren Andersdatter
Søren Andersen
Mads Andersen
Maren Andersdatter
Lars Kristian Andersen
Thomas Andersen
Niels Christian Andersen
Anne Cathrine Andersdatter
Laurs Andersen

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 9

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 27

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 39

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.

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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Sources (3)

  • Lars Andersen in household of Anders Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Laurs, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Laurs Sørensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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