Karen Nielsen or Nilsdatter

25 August 1743–after 1772 (Age 28)
Povlsker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Nielsen or Nilsdatter was born on 25 August 1743, in Povlsker, Sønder, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Niels Jensen, was 26 and her mother, Karen Gudbergsdatter, was 30. She died after 1772, in Denmark, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Niels Jensen
1717–1792
Karen Gudbergsdatter
1713–1801
Ingeborg Nielsen
1739–
Maria Nielsdatter
1742–1792
Cubber Nielsen
1752–1758
Hans Nielsen
1754–
Karen Nielsdatter
1743–1805
Karen Nielsen or Nilsdatter
1743–1772
Dorothea Nielsdatter
1745–
Ellen Nielsen
1748–1758
Jens Nielsen
1750–1828
Niels Nielsen
1751–1818
Gudberg Nielsen
1757–1805

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (2)

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 1

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 19

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

Danish, Norwegian, and North German (especially Schleswig-Holstein): patronymic from the personal name Niels, a reduced form of Nikolaus ( see Nicholas ) or Cornelius .

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

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