Else Margrethe Hansdatter

1796–4 February 1840 (Age 44)
Bjernede, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Else Margrethe

When Else Margrethe Hansdatter was born in 1796, in Bjernede, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Hans Hansen, was 39 and her mother, Karen Olsdatter, was 29. She married Jens Jensen on 15 May 1816, in Bjernede, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bjernede, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1840. She died on 4 February 1840, in Fulby, Bjernede, Sorø, Denmark, at the age of 44, and was buried in Fulby, Bjernede, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark.

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Jens Jensen
Else Margrethe Hansdatter
Marriage: 15 May 1816
Jens Jensen
Karen Jensen
Peder Jensen
Christian Jensen
Kirsten Jensdatter
Niels Jensen
Dødfødt dreng
Hans Jensen
Ane Jensen
Maren Jensen

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  • Marriage
    15 May 1816Bjernede, Sorø, Denmark
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    World Events (5)

    1796 · Odense Teater
    Age 0
    Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
    Age 9
    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Age 12
    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    Name Meaning

    Pet form of Elisabeth .

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

    Sources (39)

    • Else Hansdt in household of Jens Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Hans Hansen household 1801 Denmark census
    • Else Hansd in entry for Niels Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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