Karen Madsdatter

7 February 1804–22 November 1885 (Age 81)
Hald, Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Madsdatter was born on 7 February 1804, in Hald, Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Mads Jorgensen, was 41 and her mother, Christanse Bossen, was 35. She married Rasmus Joergensen on 9 February 1827. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Torup, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 26 years. She died on 22 November 1885, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Joergensen
1799–1864
Karen Madsdatter
1804–1885
Marriage: 9 February 1827
Ane Madsdatter
1806–
Hans Rasmussen
1819–
Rasmus Rasmussen
1825–
Ane Kipstiz Rasmussen
1827–1906
Karen Rasmussen
1828–
Jorgen Rasmussen
1831–1831
Marie Christense Rasmussen
1833–1890
Lars Rasmussen
1834–1882
Jorgen Rasmussen
1839–

Spouse and Children

    Rasmus Joergensen

    Male1799–1864Male

    Female1804–1885Female

MARRIAGE
9 February 1827
children

(9)

    Ane Madsdatter

    Female1806–Female

    Hans Rasmussen

    Male1819–Male

    Rasmus Rasmussen

    Male1825–Male

    Ane Kipstiz Rasmussen

    Female1827–1906Female

    Karen Rasmussen

    Female1828–Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 4

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 25

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Madsdatter in household of Rasmus Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Karen Madsdatter in household of Rasmus Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1855"
  • Karen Madsdatter in household of Rasmus Jørgensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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