Ellen Andersdatter

1744–10 March 1794 (Age 50)
Lynge-Eskilstrup, Lynge, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Ellen

Ellen Andersdatter was born in 1744, in Lynge-Eskilstrup, Lynge, Sorø, Denmark. She married Jens Povelsen on 12 November 1775, in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 March 1794, in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 50, and was buried in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Povelsen
1748–1814
Ellen Andersdatter
1744–1794
Marriage: 12 November 1775
Paul Jensen
1777–1777
Baby Jensdatter
1778–1778
Jensen
1778–
Maren Jensdatter
1781–1781
Maren Jensen
1781–1781
Paul ( Poul) Jensen
1781–1783

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1775
Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark
children

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World Events (5)

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 0

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 18

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 32

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Ellen Andersdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Ellen Andersdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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