Karen Nielsdatter

Brief Life History of Karen

When Karen Nielsdatter was christened on 11 December 1808, in Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Pedersen, was 41 and her mother, Marie Rasmusdatter, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Niels Pedersen
Marie Rasmusdatter
Rasmus Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Anne Susanne Nielsdatter
Maren Nielsdatter
Christen Nielsen
Karen Nielsdatter
Hans Nielsen

Sources (2)

  • Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Karen Nielsdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (3)


Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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