Ane Magdalene Hansdatter Bech

about 1779–18 June 1842 (Age 63)
Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Ane Magdalene Hansdatter

When Ane Magdalene Hansdatter Bech was born about 1779, in Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans, was 27 and her mother, Mrs Hans, was 23. She married Alexander Larsen Tranberg on 2 January 1805. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Gudhjem, Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark in 1834. She died on 18 June 1842, at the age of 63.

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Alexander Larsen Tranberg
Ane Magdalene Hansdatter Bech
Marriage: 2 January 1805
Lars Alexandersen Tranberg
Hans Bech Tranberg
Christian Hansen Tranberg
Peder Sandersen Tranberg
Peder Sandersen Tranberg

Spouse and Children

2 January 1805


    Lars Alexandersen Tranberg


    Hans Bech Tranberg


    Christian Hansen Tranberg


    Peder Sandersen Tranberg


    Peder Sandersen Tranberg


Parents and Siblings



    Mrs Hans




World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 10

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 13

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.
1796 · Odense Teater

Age 17

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

1 Danish and Norwegian: unexplained.2 German: metonymic occupational name for a pitch gatherer and/or tar maker, from Middle High German pech ‘pitch’, ‘tar’ ( see Pech ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ane Malene Bech in household of Alexander Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Ane Malene Hansdatter in entry for Christen Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Ane Malene Hansdatter in entry for Christen Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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