Dorthe Poulsen

about 1700–22 October 1760 (Age 60)
Taulov, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Dorthe

Dorthe Poulsen was born about 1700, in Taulov, Vejle, Denmark as the daughter of Poul Jespersen and Mrs. Paul Jespersen. She married Stephan Bertelsen on 26 November 1727. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 22 October 1760, in her hometown, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Stephan Bertelsen
1693–
Dorthe Poulsen
1700–1760
Marriage: 26 November 1727
Poul Stephansen
1730–1760
Anne Stephansen
–1797
Kirsten Stephansen
1732–
Karen Stephansen
1735–
Bodil Stephansen
1738–
Jens Stephansen
1741–1797

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
26 November 1727
children

(6)

    Poul Stephansen

    Male1730–1760Male

    Kirsten Stephansen

    Female1732–Female

    Karen Stephansen

    Female1735–Female

    Bodil Stephansen

    Female1738–Female

    Jens Stephansen

    Male1741–1797Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (6)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 1

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 13

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 29

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Dorethe Povelsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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