Anders Larsen

1739–
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Larsen was born in 1739, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Lars Arentsen, was 40 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 41. He married Dorthe Mortensdatter on 12 April 1772, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Anders Larsen
1739–
Dorthe Mortensdatter
1734–1799
Marriage: 12 April 1772
Niels Persen Andersen
1773–
Kirsten Andersdatter
1774–1854
Karen Andersdatter
1776–1843

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
12 April 1772
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Lars Arentsen

    Male1699–1776Male

  • Karen Pedersdatter

    Female1698–1776Female

siblings

(7)

  • Kirsten Larsen

    Female1734–Female

  • Peder Larsen

    Male1736–1837Male

  • Peder Larsen

    Male1738–1742Male

  • Male1739–Male

  • Jens Larsen

    Male1741–1744Male

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 3

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 5

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 37

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Larsen in entry for Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anders Larsen in entry for Kirsten, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anders Larsen in entry for Niels Persen Larsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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