Anders Svenningsen

23 September 1810–16 June 1877 (Age 66)
Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anders

When Anders Svenningsen was born on 23 September 1810, his father, Svenning Pedersen, was 42 and his mother, Giertrud Andersdatter, was 26. He married Anne Pedersdatter on 30 April 1833, in Vrå, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vrå, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 5 years and Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark for about 10 years. He died on 16 June 1877, in Rønnebjerg, Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Rønnebjerg, Vrejlev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Svenningsen
Anne Pedersdatter
Marriage: 30 April 1833
Giertrud Andersdatter
Svenning Peter Andersen
Gjertrud Andersen
Peder Andersen
Carl Andersen
Jens Peter Andersen
Else Marie Andersen
Jens Peter Andersen
Niels Andersen

Spouse and Children

30 April 1833
Vrå, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (6)


Age 4

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 8

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 19

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Svenning, a variant of Sveinung, from Old Norse Sveinn ( see Svendsen ) + the suffix -ung ‘son of’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anders Svenningsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Anders Summingsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Anders Svenningsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

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