Gertrud Poulsen

23 April 1737–27 April 1800 (Age 63)
Agedrup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Gertrud

When Gertrud Poulsen was born on 23 April 1737, in Agedrup, Odense, Denmark, her father, Povel Andersen, was 39 and her mother, Anne Larsdatter, was 37. She married Mads Nielsen on 23 November 1760. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 27 April 1800, in her hometown, at the age of 63, and was buried in Agedrup, Odense, Denmark.

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Mads Nielsen
Gertrud Poulsen
Marriage: 23 November 1760
Niels Madsen
Ane Madsen
Povel Madsen
Peder Madsen
Anders Madsen
Karen Madsdr

Spouse and Children

23 November 1760


    Niels Madsen


    Povel Madsen



    Peder Madsen


    Anders Madsen


+1 More Child

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World Events (6)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 5

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.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 7

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 25

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Poul ( see Paul ).

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

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Sources (1)

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

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