Kirsten Pedersdatter

Brief Life History of Kirsten

When Kirsten Pedersdatter was born in 1732, in Tjærby, Gimming, Dronningborg, Denmark, her father, Peder Ian Gries, was 31 and her mother, Anne Nielsdatter Vestrup, was 38. She married Mads Nielsen on 5 May 1751, in Randers, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 1 February 1799, in Gimming, Dronningborg, Denmark, at the age of 67.

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Mads Nielsen
Kirsten Pedersdatter
Marriage: 5 May 1751
Peder Madsen
Maren Madsdr
Niels Madsen Tierby
Niels Madsen
Maren Madsdatter
Soren Madsen
Ane Madsen Jensen
Mads Madsen
Anna Madsdatter
Jens Madsen
Kirsten Madsdatter
Anders Madsen

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    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    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.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

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

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