Eiler Mortensen

1 March 1733–
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Eiler

When Eiler Mortensen was born on 1 March 1733, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Morten Laursen, was 42 and his mother, Inger Pedersdatter, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Morten Laursen
1691–1766
Inger Pedersdatter
1710–1772
Laurids 'Lars' Mortensen
1730–1805
Margrete Mortensen
1731–1763
Eiler Mortensen
1733–
Maren Mortensen
1735–
Peder Mortensen
1737–1738
Peder Mortensen
1739–
Christen Mortensen
1741–1741
Inger Mortensen
1743–

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 4

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 9

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.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 43

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

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

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