Sander Andersen

September 1805–11 August 1867 (Age 61)
Ullerup, Give, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark

The Life Summary of Sander

When Sander Andersen was born in September 1805, in Ullerup, Give, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Anders Larsen, was 31 and his mother, Edel Marie Sørensdatter Thÿgesen, was 32. He married Johanna Cathrine Hansdatter on 12 November 1831, in Smidstrup, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Lildfrost, Bredsten, Tørrild, Vejle, Denmark in 1832 and Give, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1856. In 1831, at the age of 27, his occupation is listed as indsidder (lodger) in Tiufkær, Smidstrup, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark. He died on 11 August 1867, in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in North Platte, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States.

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Sander Andersen
Johanna Cathrine Hansdatter
Marriage: 12 November 1831
Anders Sandersen
Ellen Marie Sandersdatter
Johanna Marie Sandersen
Metta Marie Sandersen
Hans Sander
Mette Marie Sandersen
Edel Marie Sandersen
Andrew Sander

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 November 1831Smidstrup, Holmans, Vejle, Denmark
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Age 3
    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 22
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Nels, Per, Anders, Holger, Jorgen, Thor, Bjorn, Helmer, Alf.Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas . Compare Anderson 1.Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, and very rare Danish patronymic Anderssen, a cognate of 1 above. Compare Andersson 2.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Death dates for Sander Andersen and his wife Johanna Chatrine Hansen

    From Pioneer Reminiscences of Metta Marie Sander Bastian by her granddaughter Marva Crawford Brown. Also recorded on page 570 of the book "Heroes and Heroines of our Heritage History of the Jacob …

    Sources (63)

    • Sander Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
    • Sanders Anderson in entry for Metta Maria Bastian, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sander Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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