Karen Hansdatter

1 February 1788–15 July 1854 (Age 66)
Høsterkøb, Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Hansdatter was born on 1 February 1788, in Høsterkøb, Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Povelsen, was 28 and her mother, Ane Helvig Pedersdatter, was 30. She married Peder Andersen on 10 October 1813. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 15 July 1854, in Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Andersen
Karen Hansdatter
Marriage: 10 October 1813
Jens Pedersen
Trine Grethe Pedersen
Jorgen Pedersen
Trine Sophie Pedersen
Ane Marie Pedersen
Birthe Pedersen
Pouline Frederiche Pedersen

Spouse and Children

10 October 1813


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Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 1

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 4

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.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 20

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Poulsdatter in entry for Trine Grethe, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Poulsdatter in entry for Pouline Frederiche Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karn Povelsdat in entry for Birthe, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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