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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Jens Christensen
Kirsten Olsdatter
Marriage: 18 February 1814
Ane Kirstine Jensdatter
Ellen Cathrine Christensen
Christen Jensen Christensen
Ole Lars Jensen
Anne Jensdatter
Karen Jensdatter
Peder Jensen
Jens Nels Christensen
Karen Jensdatter
Johanne Jensdatter
Lars Jensen
Maren Kirstine Jensdatter

Spouse and Children

18 February 1814
Torup, Frederiksborg, Denmark


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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.

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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