Godfred Johansen

8 February 1704–14 June 1767
Denmark

The Life of Godfred

When Godfred Johansen was born on 8 February 1704, in Denmark, his father, Johan Hendrichsen, was 40 and his mother, Sara Gotfriedsdatter, was 43. He married Johanna Olufsdatter on 23 November 1732. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He was buried in Magleby, Svendborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Godfred Johansen
1704–1767
Johanna Olufsdatter
1692–1763
Marriage: 23 November 1732
Niels Gotfredsen
1733–1734
Ana Gotfredsen
1734–1823

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 November 1732
children

(2)

    Niels Gotfredsen

    Male1733–1734Male

    Female1734–1823Female

Parents and Siblings

    Johan Hendrichsen

    Male1664–1711Male

    Sara Gotfriedsdatter

    Female1661–1710Female

siblings

(5)

    Gotfried Johansen

    Male1693–1693Male

    Gotfried Johansen

    Male1694–1697Male

    Maren Johansdatter

    Female1697–1775Female

    Karen Johansdatter

    Female1700–Female

    Male1704–1767Male

World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 9

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 25

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 26

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Johann (Scandinavian), Johann (German), vernacular forms of Johannes ( see John ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Godfred Johansen in entry for Ana Gotfredsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Godfred Johansen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Gotfried Johansen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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