Karen Mortensdatter

1739–12 May 1814 (Age 75)
Skørping, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Mortensdatter was born in 1739, in Skørping, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Morten Christensen, was 29 and her mother, Ane Knudsdatter, was 25. She married Jens Mikkelsen on 20 November 1768, in Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 12 May 1814, at the age of 75.

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Jens Mikkelsen
Karen Mortensdatter
Marriage: 20 November 1768
Anna Marie Jensen
Mikkel Jensen
Morten Jensen

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World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters
Age 3
The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace
Age 5
Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)
Age 23
The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

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