Magrethe Christensdatter

29 January 1747–
Voer, Børglum, Denmark

The Life Summary of Magrethe

When Magrethe Christensdatter was born on 29 January 1747, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Christen Jensen, was 37 and her mother, Johanne Hansdatter, was 33. She married Thomas Nielsen on 25 October 1767, in Voer, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Nielsen
1739–1822
Magrethe Christensdatter
1747–
Marriage: 25 October 1767
Niels Thomsen
1768–1845
Jens Thomsen
1771–
Maren Thomsen
1776–

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 15
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.
1776 · Kongens Klub
Age 29
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.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 42
The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Sources (9)

  • Birth, christening record
  • Magrete Christensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Margrethe Christensdr in entry for Jens Thomsen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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