Anne Christensdatter

about 1743–29 January 1815 (Age 72)
Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Anne

Anne Christensdatter was born about 1743, in Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark. She married Jacob Knudsen on 26 December 1778. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 29 January 1815, in Sejlstrup, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 72, and was buried in Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Knudsen
Anne Christensdatter
Marriage: 26 December 1778
Anne Jacobsdatter
Mette Jacobsdatter
Kirsten Jacobsdatter
Morten Jacobsen
Mette Jacobsdatter

Spouse and Children

26 December 1778


World Events (7)

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 1

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 19

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.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 33

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Ane Christensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anne Christensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Anne Christensdr in entry for Mette Jacobsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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