Johanna Madsdatter

March 1760–
Grøfte, Kindertofte, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Johanna

When Johanna Madsdatter was born in March 1760, in Grøfte, Kindertofte, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Mads Jørgensen, was 27 and her mother, Karen Nielsdatter, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Mads Jørgensen
1733–1816
Karen Nielsdatter
1733–1765
Jørgen Madsen
1757–1826
Johanna Madsdatter
1760–
Anna Marie Madsdatter
1762–
Niels Madsen
1765–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 2

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 16

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 32

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

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Sources (2)

  • Johanna, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Johanna Madsdatter 1760 Kindertofte christening

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