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
Karen Gudbergsdatter
Ingeborg Nielsen
Maria Nielsdatter
Cubber Nielsen
Hans Nielsen
Karen Nielsdatter
Karen Nielsen or Nilsdatter
Dorothea Nielsdatter
Ellen Nielsen
Jens Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Gudberg Nielsen

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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