Karen Jensdatter

1807–19 June 1849 (Age 42)
Lidemark, Bjæverskov, Præstø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen

When Karen Jensdatter was born in 1807, in Lidemark, Bjæverskov, Præstø, Denmark, her father, Jens Larsen, was 30 and her mother, Anna Jensdatter, was 32. She married Poul Pedersen on 28 May 1831, in Lidemark, Bjæverskov, Præstø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Bjæverskov, Bjæverskov, Tryggevælde, Denmark for about 5 years. She died on 19 June 1849, in Vemmedrup, Bjæverskov, Tryggevælde, Denmark, at the age of 42, and was buried in Vemmedrup, Bjæverskov, Tryggevælde, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Hansen
Karen Jensdatter
Marriage: 8 March 1834
Johanne Marie Rasmussen
Lisbeth Rasmussen
Peder Rasmussen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 March 1834Bjæverskov, Tryggevælde, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 7
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 22
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Sources (34)

    • Karen Jensen in household of Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
    • Karen Jensdatter in household of Rasmus Hansen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Jensdatter - Church record: birth-name: Karen Jensdatter

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