Karen Christensdatter was born in 1772, in Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark. She married Severin Jensen Holm on 12 May 1795, in Sæby, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 16 March 1817, in her hometown, at the age of 45.
equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.