Elsebeth Kirstine Hansdatter Piil

Female1747–21 January 1831

Brief Life History of Elsebeth Kirstine

When Elsebeth Kirstine Hansdatter Piil was born in 1747, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Hans Hansen Piil, was 52 and her mother, Anna Madsdatter Kofoed, was 42. She married Claus Flyng Koefoed on 2 December 1768, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 21 January 1831, in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 84, and was buried in Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Anders Absalonsen Kofoed
Elsebeth Kirstine Hansdatter Piil
Marriage: 23 September 1774
Anne Kristine Andersen Kofod
Dorthea Kirstine Andersdatter Kofoed
Claus Flyng Koefoed
Absalon Andersen Kofod
Mads Andersen Kofoed

Sources (11)

  • Pedersker 1801 Census opslag 4
  • Elsebeth Kirstine, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Death record for Elsebeth Kirstine Piil

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  • Marriage
    23 September 1774Pedersker, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children (5)

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    World Events (7)

    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from a place so named near Liegnitz, in Silesia, Poland.

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

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