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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Stephan Bertelsen
Dorthe Poulsen
Marriage: 26 November 1727
Poul Stephansen
Anne Stephansen
Kirsten Stephansen
Karen Stephansen
Bodil Stephansen
Jens Stephansen

Spouse and Children

26 November 1727


    Poul Stephansen


    Kirsten Stephansen


    Karen Stephansen


    Bodil Stephansen


    Jens Stephansen


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



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.

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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