Karen Kirstine Madsen

16 February 1836–
Ørsbjerg, Kerte, Båg, Odense, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Kirstine

When Karen Kirstine Madsen was born on 16 February 1836, in Ørsbjerg, Kerte, Båg, Odense, Denmark, her father, Mads Pedersen, was 43 and her mother, Mette Nielsdatter, was 36. She married Hans Peder Rasmussen on 18 August 1867. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Kerte, Båg, Odense, Denmark for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peder Rasmussen
Karen Kirstine Madsen
Marriage: 18 August 1867
Mads Christian Rasmussen
Hansine Kirstine Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 August 1867
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)
    Age 11
    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.
    Age 13
    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
    1868 · Magasin Du Nord
    Age 32
    Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Jorgen, Per, Viggo, Anders, Carsten, Niels, Thor, Alf, Einer, Jeppe.Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mads, a pet form of Mat(t)hias or Mat(t)heus (see Matthew ). This surname is also found in northern Germany. Compare Madson , Matson , and Mattson .English: variant of Madson .

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    Sources (16)

    • Karen Kristine Madsen in household of Peder Rasmüssen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
    • Karen Kirstine Madsen in household of Mads Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Karen Kirstine Madsen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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