Simon Svendsen

14 March 1714–
Ørum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Simon

Simon Svendsen was christened on 14 March 1714, in Ørum, Hjørring, Denmark as the son of Svend Jensen and Ane Jensdatter. He married Karen Pedersdr on 2 March 1780, in Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons.

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Family Time Line

Simon Svendsen
1714–
Karen Pedersdr
Marriage: 2 March 1780
Svend Simonsen
1754–
Peder Simonsen
1756–
Jens Simonsen
1758–
Jens Simonsen
1759–
Niels Simonsen
1761–
Christen Simonsen
1763–
Anders Simonsen
1768–

Spouse and Children

    Male1714–Male

    Karen Pedersdr

    FemaleFemale

MARRIAGE
2 March 1780
Vester Marie, Bornholm, Denmark
children

(7)

    Svend Simonsen

    Male1754–Male

    Peder Simonsen

    Male1756–Male

    Jens Simonsen

    Male1758–Male

    Jens Simonsen

    Male1759–Male

    Niels Simonsen

    Male1761–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1666–1734Male

    Ane Jensdatter

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1729

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-994W-CLN6?cc=2078555&wc=M5VB-2JW%3A357516901%2C359167501%2C357676101%2C359475302
  • Simon Svendsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Simon Svendsen in entry for Anders Simonsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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