Karen Pedersen

1 May 1779–
Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Pedersen was born on 1 May 1779, in Thisted, Denmark, her father, Peder Jensen, was 30 and her mother, Anne Marie Michelsen, was 40. She married Terkel Jespersen on 16 November 1806. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Terkel Jespersen
1765–1816
Karen Pedersen
1779–
Marriage: 16 November 1806
Jens Terkelsen
1807–
Soren Terkelson
1811–1872
Kirstine Terkelsen
1815–
Ane Marie Terkelsen
1816–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1806
children

(4)

    Jens Terkelsen

    Male1807–Male

    Male1811–1872Male

    Kirstine Terkelsen

    Female1815–Female

    Ane Marie Terkelsen

    Female1816–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Peder Jensen

    Male1749–1812Male

    Anne Marie Michelsen

    Female1739–1783Female

siblings

(2)

    Jens Pedersen

    Male1778–Male

    Female1779–Female

World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 10

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 13

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1814

Age 35

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Danish: patronymic from Peter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Karen Pedersdatter in entry for Anne Marie, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Pedersdatter in entry for Anne Marie, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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