Karen Jorgensdatter

1685–1756 (Age 71)
Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Jorgensdatter was born in 1685, in Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jørgen Pedersen, was 24 and her mother, Maren Lauritzdatter Dam, was 24. She married Jens Svendsen Smidt on 18 July 1723, in Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died in 1756, in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Byrum, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Svendsen Smidt
Karen Jorgensdatter
Marriage: 18 July 1723
Child Jensen Smidt
Joergen Jensen Smidt
Svend Jensen Smidt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 July 1723Vesterø, Læsø, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (6)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
    Age 16
    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
    Age 28
    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.
    Age 44
    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

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    Sources (5)

    • Karen Jorgensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
    • Karen Jorgensdr in entry for Sven Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
    • Karen Jorgensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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