Anders Poulsen

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Poulsen was born on 15 July 1860, in Hallund, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Poul Jensen, was 40 and his mother, Else Johanne Andersdatter, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Poul Jensen
1819–1901
Else Johanne Andersdatter
1825–1882
Jens Andreas Poulsen
1849–
Johanna Marie Poulsen
1850–1850
Mette Marie Poulsen
1852–1922
Anders Poulsen
1853–1853
Johanna Marie Poulsen
1854–1856
Johanne Marie Poulsen
1857–
Anders Poulsen
1860–
Niels Poulsen
1863–
Anne Marie Poulsen
1865–1951

Sources (3)

  • Anders Poulsen in household of Poul Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Anders Poulsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

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.

1914

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

1917

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .

English: variant of Polson .

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

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