Kirsten Olsdatter

5 February 1797–14 March 1857 (Age 60)
Lynæs, Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Kirsten

When Kirsten Olsdatter was born on 5 February 1797, in Lynæs, Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Ole Olesen, was 31 and her mother, Karen Larsen, was 37. She married Jens Christensen on 18 February 1814, in Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Rorup, Ramsø, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1834 and Torup, Strø, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 15 years. She died on 14 March 1857, in Torup, Hundested, Frederiksborg, Denmark, at the age of 60, and was buried in Torup, Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen
1788–1869
Kirsten Olsdatter
1797–1857
Marriage: 18 February 1814
Ane Kirstine Jensdatter
1814–
Ellen Cathrine Christensen
1816–
Christen Jensen Christensen
1818–1890
Ole Lars Jensen
1822–1879
Anne Jensdatter
1823–
Karen Jensdatter
1824–1826
Peder Jensen
1827–1865
Jens Nels Christensen
1829–1902
Karen Jensdatter
1832–
Johanne Jensdatter
1835–
Lars Jensen
1837–
Maren Kirstine Jensdatter
1840–1843

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 February 1814
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 8

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 11

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.
1814

Age 17

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

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Sources (3)

  • Kirsten Pedatter in household of Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Kirsten Nielsdatter in household of Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Kirsten Olsdatter in household of Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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