Giertrud Margrete Christensdr Roe

about 1714–14 April 1793 (Age 79)
Råbjerg, Åstrup, Denmark

The Life Summary of Giertrud Margrete

Giertrud Margrete Christensdr Roe was born about 1714, in Råbjerg, Åstrup, Denmark. She had at least 2 sons. She died on 14 April 1793, in Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hjørring, Denmark.

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Giertrud Margrete Christensdr Roe
Niels Christensen
Jorgen Christensen

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World Events (3)

Age 15
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
Age 16
The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse
Age 23
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.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English ro(o) ‘roe deer’ (Old English ). This is the midland and southern form, also found in South Yorkshire and Lancashire. In much of northern England, however, remained unrounded and survives as Ray 3.English: post-medieval variant of Wroe (see Wray ). Wroe may also have been used as a spelling of Roe .English: post-medieval variant of Row (or vice versa); see Rowe .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Giertrud Margrete Christensdr Roe, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Magrette Christensdr in entry for Karen Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Magrete Christensdr in entry for Jorgen Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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