Kirstine Jørgensdatter Bidstrup

14 July 1743–3 February 1830 (Age 86)
Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Kirstine Jørgensdatter

When Kirstine Jørgensdatter Bidstrup was born on 14 July 1743, in Østermarie, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jørgen Hansen Bidstrup, was 36 and her mother, Kirstine Hermansdatter Sode, was 26. She married Frenne Frennesen on 6 April 1770, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 February 1830, in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 86, and was buried in Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Frenne Frennesen
Kirstine Jørgensdatter Bidstrup
Marriage: 6 April 1770
Margrethe Frennesen
Jørgen Bidstrup Frennesen
Kirsten Bidstrup Frennesdatter
Margrete Frennesdatter
Mogen Bidstrup Frennesen

Spouse and Children

6 April 1770
Nylars, Bornholm, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 1

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 19

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 33

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.

Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from a place so named in Jutland. The first element is from bis(ko)p ‘bishop’; the second from Old Norse þorp ‘outlying farmstead’, ‘village’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Kirstine Jorgensdr Bistrup, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Kirstine, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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