Anders Andersen

Hurum, Buskerud, Norway

The Life of Anders

When Anders Andersen was christened on 12 August 1764, in Hurum, Buskerud, Norway, his father, Anders Andersen Hurum, was 42 and his mother, Marte Jensdatter Sørum, was 38. He married Marte Andersdatter on 23 August 1792, in Hole, Buskerud, Norway. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 25 February 1848, at the age of 83.

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Anders Andersen
Marte Andersdatter
Marriage: 23 August 1792
Sara Andersdatter
Ole Andersen

Spouse & Children

23 August 1792
Hole, Buskerud, Norway


Parents & Siblings



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World Events (5)

1801 · 1801 Norwegian Census

It listed all family members living on each farm. Also those living in the cities.
1810 · Vaccinations

Royal order issued by the King of Norway and Denmark in 1810 required everyone to have a certificate of smallpox vaccination. This was also recorded in the Church records. 33
1810 · Ole Bull

Eminent Norwegian violinist and composer. Renown Norwegian violinist and composer who toured multiple times in the US. Family friend with Edvard Grieg.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Anders Andersen in entry for Sara Anderssdatter, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Anderssen, "Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Andersen in entry for Ole Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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