Hans Andersen Pihl

16 January 1816–24 July 1853 (Age 37)
Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Hans Andersen

When Hans Andersen Pihl was born on 16 January 1816, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Anders Pedersen Pihl, was 33 and his mother, Elisabeth Christine Christensdatter, was 27. He married Ingeborg Kirstine Jespersdatter on 21 April 1849, in Østerlarsker, Bornholm, Denmark. He lived in Vester Marie, Vestermarie, Bornholm, Denmark in 1834 and Østerlarsker, Øster, Bornholm, Denmark in 1850. He died on 24 July 1853, in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Wood River, Hall, Nebraska, United States.

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Hans Andersen Pihl
Karen Katrine Hansdatter
Hansine Katrine Pihl

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    Bornholm, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank
    Age 2
    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 13
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels.Scandinavian: ornamental name from pil ‘arrow’ or ‘willow’.North German: variant of Pfeil .

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

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    Biography of Ingeborg Jespersdatter

    Whenever I think about Ingeborg, I think of a small, dark-haired, dark-complexioned woman who was wiry and very determined. Her life never was easy, but she was industrious, independent and ambitious. …

    Sources (10)

    • Hans Pul in household of Anders Pul, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Hans Andersen Pihl, "Denmark Census, 1850"
    • Hans Andersen Phil, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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