Karen Christensen

13 September 1790–
Bindslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Christensen was christened on 13 September 1790, in Bindslev, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Jensen, was 40 and her mother, Karen Andersdatter, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Christen Jensen
1750–1831
Karen Andersdatter
1769–1846
Anders Christian Christensen
1790–1790
Karen Christensen
1790–
Kirstine Christensdatter
Anders Christensen, Melsen
1791–1853
Karen Christendatter
1793–1861
Niels Christensen Winther
1796–1885
Mette Christensen
1798–
Christen Christensen
1800–
Ane Sophie Christensen
1803–
Maren Christensdatter
1808–1874

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World Events (3)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

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.
1794 · Stibo

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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