Hans Christian Franzen Sindet

20 May 1901–1987 (Age 85)
Kolding, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Hans Christian

When Hans Christian Franzen Sindet was born on 20 May 1901, in Kolding, Vejle, Denmark, his father, Hans Christian Franzen Sindet, was 24 and his mother, Marie Olsen Lund, was 21. He married Elna Jensen on 15 February 1925, in Middelfart, Odense, Denmark. He lived in Kolding, Brejning, Ringkøbing, Denmark in 1906 and Middelfart, Odense, Denmark in 1921. He died in 1987, in Strib, Strib-Røjleskov, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Hans Christian Franzen Sindet
Elna Jensen
Marriage: 15 February 1925

Spouse and Children

15 February 1925
Middelfart, Odense, Denmark

Parents and Siblings




    Johanne Franzen Sindet


    Niels Lund Franzen Sindet


    Marie Nicoline Franzen Sindet


    Hans Franzen Sindet


World Events (8)


Age 13

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Age 16

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Age 38

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Franz .2 Swedish (Franzén): from the personal name Franz + -én, from Latin -enius ‘descendant of’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Kristian Franzen Sindet in household of Hans Kristian Franzen Sindet, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Christian Fransen in household of Hans Christian Fransen, "Denmark Census, 1906"

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