Inger Svendsen

1890–1922 (Age 32)
Helsingør, Denmark

The Life of Inger

When Inger Svendsen was born on 1 January 1890, in Helsingør, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Louis Svendsen, was 30 and her mother, Emmy Fich, was 25. She married Hans Anton William Karsten on 8 November 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Fåborg, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark in 1916 and Holbæk, Sankt Nikolai, Holbæk, Denmark in 1921. She died on 5 September 1922, in Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Hans Anton William Karsten
1888–1976
Inger Svendsen
1890–1922
Marriage: 8 November 1913
Preben Karsten
1919–1988
Bodil Karsten
1922–2007
Inger Lise Karsten
1922–2013

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1913
Helsingør, Denmark
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    Hans Louis Svendsen

    Male1859–1928Male

    Emmy Fich

    Female1864–1935Female

siblings

(5)

    Wilhelm Svendsen

    Male1887–Male

    Erik Svendsen

    Male1888–1888Male

    Female1890–1922Female

    Aage Svendsen

    Male1891–Male

    Ellen Svendsen

    Female1897–Female

World Events (2)

1914

Age 24

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 27

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Inger Svendsen, "Denmark Census, 1906"
  • Inger Karsten in household of Hans Anthon William Karsten, "Denmark Census, 1921"
  • Pigebarn Endnu Uden Navn Svendsen in household of Hans Louis Svendsen, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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