Karen Thuesdatter Lyster

Female3 September 1692–May 1776

Brief Life History of Karen Thuesdatter

When Karen Thuesdatter Lyster was born on 3 September 1692, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Thue Lauritssøn Lyster, was 33 and her mother, Pernille Clemensdatter, was 31. She married Laurs Hansen on 23 July 1717, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died in May 1776, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 83, and was buried in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Laurs Hansen
Karen Thuesdatter Lyster
Marriage: 23 July 1717
Ane Larsdr
Peder Laursen
Thue Larsen
Anna Larsdr
Anna Larsen
Hans Larsen Lyster
Karne Larsen
Johan Didrich Larsen Funch

Sources (3)

  • Karen Thuisdr Luster, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Thuesen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Thuesdatter Lyster - Church record: Christening record or certificate: christening: 9 September 1692; Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 July 1717Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 9

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 21

    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 37

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

    Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Ljøsta in Romsdal, probably derived from Old Norse ljóstr ‘fishing spear, leister’.

    Danish: nickname originally from Bornholm, derived from a word for a fishing tackle for catching eel.

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

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