Gertrud Madsdatter

11 September 1760–1 October 1829 (Age 69)
Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Gertrud

When Gertrud Madsdatter was born on 11 September 1760, in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Mads Nielsen, was 33 and her mother, Mette Berthelsdatter, was 33. She married Ole Larsen on 16 March 1788, in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 1 October 1829, in her hometown, at the age of 69, and was buried in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Ole Larsen
Gertrud Madsdatter
Marriage: 16 March 1788
Sidse Olsdatter
Jorgen Olsen
Gertrude Olsdatter
Ane Olsen
Mads Olsen
Jens Olsen

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16 March 1788
Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 2

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 16

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 29

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)

  • Gjertrud Madsdatter in entry for Jens Olsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Gjertrud Madsdatter in entry for Jens Olsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Gjertrud Madsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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