Karen Jensdatter

17 May 1703–
Heltborg, Vestervig, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Jensdatter was born on 17 May 1703, in Heltborg, Vestervig, Denmark, her father, Jens Lauritzen, was 41 and her mother, Anne Madtzdatter, was 38.

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Jens Lauritzen
Anne Madtzdatter
Christen Jensen Sodborg
Lars Jensen
Jens Kristensen
Peder Jensen
Karen Jensdatter
Karen Jensdatter
Anna Kristensen

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World Events (3)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy
Age 10
The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
Age 26
Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company
Age 27
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.

Name Meaning

equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

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

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