Segne Mortensen

4 December 1740–6 March 1773 (Age 32)
Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Segne

When Segne Mortensen was born on 4 December 1740, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Morten Mogensen, was 25 and her mother, Karen Hansdatter, was 21. She died on 6 March 1773, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Morten Mogensen
1715–1774
Karen Hansdatter
1719–1791
Segne Mortensen
1740–1773
Mogns Mortensen
1742–
Hans Mortensen
1745–1756
Niels Mortensen
1746–1820
Kirsten Mortensen
1749–1754
Karen Mortensen
1751–1761
Kirstine Mortensdatter
1754–1786
Hans Mortensen
1756–1821
Jens Mortensen
1760–1806

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World Events (3)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 2

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.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 4

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 22

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, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten ( see Martin 1).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Segne Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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