Anders Laursen Borup

1702–June 1772 (Age 70)
Vindblæs, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Laursen Borup was born in 1702, in Vindblæs, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Laurs Borup, was 30 and his mother, Mrs. Laurs Borup, was 27. He married Else Pedersdatter on 27 March 1731, in Vindblæs, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He died in June 1772, in his hometown, at the age of 70, and was buried in Engelstrup, Vindblæs, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Laursen Borup
Else Pedersdatter
Marriage: 27 March 1731
Peder Andersen Boerups
Lars Andersen Borup
Poul Andersen Borup
Anne Andersdatter Borup
Jens Andersen Borup
Kirsten Andersdatter Borup
Christen Andersen Borup
Stephan Andersen Borup
Maren Andersdatter Borup

Spouse and Children

27 March 1731
Vindblæs, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 11

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 27

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 28

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Anders Larsen in entry for Maren Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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