Karen Sorensdatter

Femaleabout 1735–

Brief Life History of Karen

Karen Sorensdatter was born about 1735, in Vennebjerg, Sejlstrup, Denmark. She married Christen Thomsen about 1755, in Grundfør, Århus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Christen Thomsen
Karen Sorensdatter
Marriage: about 1755
Jens Christensen
Johanna Chrestensen
Soren Christensen
Anne Cathrine Christensen
Ingeborg Christensen
Soren Christensen
Elna Christensen

Sources (5)

  • Karen Sorensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Sorensdr in entry for Johanne Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Karen Sorensdr in entry for Ingeborg Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1755Grundfør, Århus, Denmark
  • Children (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 2

    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

    Age 7

    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.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 41

    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.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

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

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