Karen Larsen

27 December 1731–
Arnager, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Larsen was born on 27 December 1731, in Arnager, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Lars Jensen, was 35 and her mother, Margrethe Hansdatter, was 24. She married Jens Hansen on 15 June 1753, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters.

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Jens Hansen
Karen Larsen
Marriage: 15 June 1753
Hans Jensen
Margrethe Jensdatter
Elisebeth Jensdatter
Anne Margrethe Jensdatter
Karen Jensdatter
Lars Jensen
Kirsten Jensdatter
Magdalene Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

15 June 1753
Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 6

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 11

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.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 31

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Caren Larsdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Caren Larsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Larsen - Church record: Birth record or certificate

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