Karen Poulsen

about 1730–7 March 1772 (Age 42)
Agedrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Poulsen was born about 1730, in Agedrup, Odense, Denmark, her father, Povel Andersen, was 32 and her mother, Anne Larsdatter, was 31. She married Hans Neilsen about 1754, in Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 March 1772, in Seden, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Seden, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Neilsen
Karen Poulsen
Marriage: about 1754
Jorgen Hansen
Karen Hansen
Anne Hansen
Niels Hansen
Anne Hansen
Povel Hansen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1754Odense, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1730 · Danish Asia Company
    Age 0
    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 7
    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 12
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Bodil, Einer, Johan, Audun, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Gunner, Karsten, Kjeld.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul (see Paul ). Compare Paulsen , Paulson , and Poulson .English: variant of Polson .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (2)

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

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