Anne Cathrine Jensdatter Piil

1773–1836 (Age 63)
Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Anne Cathrine Jensdatter

When Anne Cathrine Jensdatter Piil was born in 1773, in Klemensker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jens Siegfred Hansen Piil, was 28 and her mother, Dorthea Kristine Koefoed, was 27. She married Peder Christian Christiansen Riis before 1802. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1836, in her hometown, at the age of 63.

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Peder Christian Christiansen Riis
Anne Cathrine Jensdatter Piil
Marriage: before 1802
Christian Christopher Riis
Dorthea Pedersdatter Riis
Elisabeth Christina Riis
Jens Sigfred Riis
Hans Peter Pedersen Riis
Hans Pedersen
Kirstine Cathrine Pedersen

Spouse and Children

before 1802


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 3

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 16

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 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scandinavian: ornamental name from pil ‘arrow’.2 North German: Low German form of Pfeil .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anne Cathrine Pihl in entry for Kirstine Cathrine Rus Gjamann, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Ane Jórgensdatter in entry for Kirsten Marie Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anne Cathrine Piil in entry for Elsebeth Cathrine Gjamann, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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