RICHARDS, ANDERS HANSEN [SSNE 1194]

Surname
RICHARDS
First name
ANDERS HANSEN

Text source

T. Riis, Should Auld Acquaintance Be Forgot (Odense, 1988), II, pp.240-1. (LAS. Helsingor Radstue no.737, list 15/2/1704, p.21; Hostrup Schultz, p.30 no.26; see table 6.3). Born 1638, son of coachman John (Hans) Richards(on) and 2nd consort. Appointed byfoged 23/5/1691. Paid taxes 2nd fjerding 1699-1700 (himself, two children over 15, two servants and a horse); lived in Bjergegade, brewed beer and distilled brandy for retailers, owned his dwelling and other houses, had loans in them. Had died by 30/8/1708 (perhaps 29/8/1708), when his estate was assessed (net assets 2,130 daler). Married Gedske Jacobsdatter, dead by 12/1/1700. Second marriage 31/3/1701to Sara Arresdatter, born 1665, daughter of baker Arred Jansen and consort Kirsten Jensdatter. Children, all of first marriage: Anna, born 1675; Catherine, born 1678; Hans, born 1666; Jacob, born 1669 (+1669?); Jacob, born 1670; Jorgen, born 1673; Mallene, born 1667; Marie, born 1677.

Service record

DENMARK-NORWAY, ELSINORE
Departed 1708-08-30
Capacity SHERRIF'S OFFICER, purpose CIVIC