Marie Sofie Hansen

Female25 November 1835–

Brief Life History of Marie Sofie

When Marie Sofie Hansen was born on 25 November 1835, in Fyrendal, Øster Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Hans Pedersen, was 32 and her mother, Dorthea Fredrichsdatter, was 40.

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Hans Pedersen
Dorthea Fredrichsdatter
Marie Sofie Hansen
Peder Hansen
Anne Margrethe Hansdatter

Sources (7)

  • Sofie Marie Hansdatter in household of Hans Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Marie Sofie Hansdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Marie Sofie Hansdatter in household of Hans Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (3)

World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 12

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.


Age 14

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 33

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

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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