Elsebeth Kirsten Poulsen

1789–
Gudhjem, Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life Summary of Elsebeth Kirsten

When Elsebeth Kirsten Poulsen was born in 1789, in Gudhjem, Gudhjem, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Povel Svendsen, was 51 and her mother, Karen Isaacsdatter Kofoed, was 50.

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Family Time Line

Povel Svendsen
1738–1805
Karen Isaacsdatter Kofoed
1739–1807
Jens Peter Poulsen Koefoed
1777–1805
Anne Poulsen Koefoed
1783–
Johan Poulsen Kofoed
1786–1842
Elsebeth Kirsten Poulsen
1789–
Hans Isaach Poulsen Kofoed
1791–1834
Lars Poulsen Kofoed
1792–1805

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 0
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 3
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.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 40
Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

Possible Related Names

Paul
Poulson

Sources (1)

  • Elsebeth Kirsten Poulsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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