Gjertrud Marie Jensdatter

Brief Life History of Gjertrud Marie

When Gjertrud Marie Jensdatter was born on 16 May 1816, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jens L Grægersen, was 32 and her mother, Johanne Marie Jensdatter, was 23. She married Lars Peter Sørensen on 6 April 1847, in Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Hørby, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark in 1834 and Vester Hassing, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark in 1860. She died on 5 August 1862, in Vester Hassing, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 46, and was buried in Vester Hassing, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Lars Peter Sørensen
Gjertrud Marie Jensdatter
Marriage: 6 April 1847
Christian Julius Larsen
Søren Peter Larsen
Marie Larsen
Johannes Peter Sorensen
Lars Christen Sørensen

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  • Ane Marie Jensdatter in household of Jens Gregersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Gjertrud Marie Jensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Martine Kjerstine Christensen Sorensen (1830 - 1912) - Find A Grave Memorial

World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

Name Meaning

from gēr, gār ‘spear’ + þrūþ ‘strength’; the name of two famous 13th-century nuns of the Cistercian Abbey of Helfta near Eisleben, whose spiritual writings had a great influence.

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

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Lars Peter Sorensen

Lars Peter Sorensen, son of Soren Lars Sorensen and Karen Marie Simonsen, was born 21 April, 1820 at Hals Aalborg, Denmark. He married Gertrude Marie Jensen on 6 April, 1847, in Vester Hassing, Aalfor …

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