Anders Andersen

1832–1891 (Age 58)
Land, Oppland, Norway

The Life of Anders

Anders Andersen was born on 14 October 1832, in Land, Oppland, Norway. He married Johanna Petrine Jacobsdatter on 5 January 1868, in Tjøtta kirke, Nordland, Norway. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 March 1891, in Vevelstad, Nordland, Norway, at the age of 58.

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Anders Andersen
Johanna Petrine Jacobsdatter
Marriage: 5 January 1868
Nelson Jæger Andersen
Marthin Angel Andersen
Anne Petrine Andersdatter
Jakob Peder Andersen
Konrad Leonhard Andersen
Lars Kristian Andersen
Angeline Johanna Andersdatter
Peter Jeremias Kristian Andersen

Spouse & Children

5 January 1868
Tjøtta kirke, Nordland, Norway


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World Events (7)

1834 · Fox River Settlement

Age 2

Fox River Settlement in Illinois begun in 1834. It was the first permanent Norwegian-American immigrant settlement in the Midwest.
1843 · Edvard Grieg

Age 11

Birth year of renown musical composer and pianist. Born in Bergen, Norway. Musical composer and pianist whose music is known worldwide. His use and development of Norwegian folk music in his own compositions brought the music of Norway to develop a national identity,
1855 · Erik Werenskiold

Age 23

Birth year of Erik Werenskiold Norwegian painter and illustrator. He was especially known for his drawings of the Asbjørnsen and Moe fairytale collection.

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 Anne Petrine Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Andersen in entry for Marthin Angel Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"
  • Anders Andersen in entry for Lars Kristian Andersen, "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927"

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