Karen Andersen

1793–7 February 1822 (Age 29)
Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Andersen was born in 1793, in Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Anders Hansen, was 40 and her mother, Inger Christensen, was 41. She married Christen Christensen Rytter on 11 December 1819, in Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 7 February 1822, in her hometown, at the age of 29, and was buried in Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Christen Christensen Rytter
Karen Andersen
Marriage: 11 December 1819
Lene Christensen

Spouse and Children

    Christen Christensen Rytter



11 December 1819
Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark


    Lene Christensen


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1794 · Stibo

Age 1

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

Age 3

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.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 12

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Andersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Denmark, Ålborg, 1822 Death Record for Karen Andersdatter
  • Denmark, Ålborg, 1793 Christening Record for Karen Andersdatter

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