Kirsten Nielsdatter Lygsdatter

Femaleabout 1718–1768

Brief Life History of Kirsten

When Kirsten Nielsdatter Lygsdatter was born about 1718, in Byrum, Hals, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Niels Lychsen, was 45 and her mother, Anne Nielsdatter Beck, was 32. She died in 1768, at the age of 51.

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Niels Lychsen
Anne Nielsdatter Beck
Lyg Nielsen
Kirsten Nielsdatter Lygsdatter
about 1718–1768
Niels Nielsen
Morten Nielsen
Maren Nielsdatter Lygsdatter Beck
child Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Karen Nielsdatter Lygsdatter Beck

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    World Events (5)


    Age 11

    Greenland becomes Danish province.

    1730 · Danish Asia Company

    Age 12

    The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 19

    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.

    Name Meaning

    form of Christine , now also well established in the English-speaking world. A well-known bearer of the name was the Norwegian opera singer Kirsten Flagstad ( 1895–1962 ).

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

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