Karen Pedersdatter

3 June 1756–25 March 1829 (Age 72)
Slemminge, Maribo, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Pedersdatter was born on 3 June 1756, in Slemminge, Maribo, Denmark, her father, Peder Christensen, was 46 and her mother, Mrs Peder Christensen, was 42. She married Lars Rasmussen on 4 November 1777. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 March 1829, at the age of 72, and was buried in Sønder Kirkeby, Maribo, Denmark.

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Lars Rasmussen
Karen Pedersdatter
Marriage: 4 November 1777
Johanne Laursdatter
Rasmus Larsen

Spouse and Children

4 November 1777


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 6

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 20

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.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 33

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Lars Rasmussen in entry for Karen Pedersdatter, "Denmark Burials, 1640-1917"

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