Karen Nielsen

9 March 1786–
Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Nielsen was born on 9 March 1786, in Maglebrænde, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Niels Hiulmand, was 51 and her mother, Kirsten Jensdr, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Niels Hiulmand
1735–1786
Kirsten Jensdr
1754–
Nielsen
1782–1782
Lars Nielsen
1783–1783
Miss Nielsen
1785–1785
Karen Nielsen
1786–

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World Events (3)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 3

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 6

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 8

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.

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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