Kiersten Christensdatter

Female1766–26 May 1808

Brief Life History of Kiersten

Kiersten Christensdatter was born in 1766 as the daughter of Christen Jepson and Inger Marie. She married Peder Simonsen on 1 November 1791, in Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 26 May 1808, in Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Simonsen
Kiersten Christensdatter
Marriage: 1 November 1791
Mette Kierstine Pedersen
Simon Pedersen
Christen Pedersen
Inger Marie Pedersdatter
Christen Pedersen
Simon Pedersen
Mette Kiersten Pedersen

Sources (11)

  • Kiersten Christensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Death record for Kiersten Christensdatter
  • Kiersten Lod in entry for Inger Marie, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 November 1791Brovst, Ålborghus, Denmark
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 10

    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 23

    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 26

    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.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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