Kirsten Hansdatter

26 August 1806–6 July 1888 (Age 81)
Måløv, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Life Summary of Kirsten

When Kirsten Hansdatter was born on 26 August 1806, in Måløv, Copenhagen, Denmark, her father, Hans Jørgensen, was 28 and her mother, Inger Sørensdatter, was 32. She married Peder Christian Hurup about 1825, in Torslunde, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ishøj, Smørum, Copenhagen, Denmark for about 16 years. She died on 6 July 1888, in Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christian Hurup
Kirsten Hansdatter
Marriage: about 1825
Jørgen Georg Hurup
Søren Pedersen Hurup
Johanne Pedersen Hurup
Ane Hurup
Maren Pedersen Hurup
Hans Hurup
Margretha Fredericke Pedersen Hurup
Hans Pedersen Hurup

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World Events (6)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
Age 2
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.
Age 8
Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
Age 23
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

form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

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

Sources (35)

  • Kirsten Hansdatt in household of Peder Hurup, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Kirsten Hansdtt in household of Peder Hurup, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Kirsten Hansdatter in entry for Hans Hostrup, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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