Pauline Korsgaard

about 1742–
Viborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Pauline

When Pauline Korsgaard was born about 1742, in Viborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Povelsen Kasgard, was 17 and her mother, Anne Michelsdatter, was 17. She married Christen Christensen Eskov on 5 July 1776, in Skive, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She died in Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen Eskov
1740–1787
Pauline Korsgaard
1742–
Marriage: 5 July 1776
Anna Cathrine Kierstine Christensdatter Eskow
1777–
Christine Christensdatter Eskov
1779–1782
Dorte Christensdatter Eschou
1781–
Mariane Christine Christensdatter Eskov
1784–1852

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1776Skive, Hindborg, Viborg, Denmark
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
    Age 0
    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
    1744 · Hirschholm Palace
    Age 2
    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
    1776 · Kongens Klub
    Age 34
    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    Name Meaning

    form of the Latin name Paulina (feminine of Paulinus, a derivative of the family name Paulus ‘small’) that has long been in use also in the English-speaking world.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (11)

    • Denmark Births and Christenings, 1631-1900s
    • Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916
    • Pauline Kaarsgaard in entry for Mariane Christine Essko, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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