Kiersten Villadsdatter

Female1703–22 April 1742

Brief Life History of Kiersten

When Kiersten Villadsdatter was born in 1703, in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Villads Sorensen, was 51 and her mother, Karen Thøgersdatter, was 38. She married Jesper Jensen on 7 August 1721, in Tårs, Børglum, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 April 1742, in her hometown, at the age of 39, and was buried in Tårs, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jesper Jensen
Kiersten Villadsdatter
Marriage: 7 August 1721
Kersten Jespersdatter
Maren Jespersen
Jens Jespersen
Karen Jespersdatter
Jens Jespersen
Villads Jespersen

Sources (11)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Kiersten Villadsen - birth: 1702; Taars, Hjorring, Denmark
  • Kiersten Willadsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Kirsten Villadtzdr in entry for Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1721Tårs, Børglum, Denmark
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (5)

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 10

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.


    Age 26

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 27

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    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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