Margrethe Laursen

Female28 February 1723–

Brief Life History of Margrethe

When Margrethe Laursen was born on 28 February 1723, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Lars Jeremiasen, was 33 and her mother, Boel Oluffsen, was 33.

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Lars Jeremiasen
Boel Oluffsen
Lisbeth Lassedatter
Ane Laursen
Margrethe Laursen
Christian Laursen
Ole Larsen

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (3)


    Age 6

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 7

    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.

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 14

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Aksel, Bent, Birgit, Kresten.

    Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from the personal name Laur, a short form of Laurits or Laurits, vernacular forms of Laurentius (see Lawrence ). This surname is also found in northern Germany.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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