Karen Mortensdatter

17 May 1726–March 1793 (Age 66)
Vellinge, Odense, Den

The Life of Karen

When Karen Mortensdatter was born on 17 May 1726, her father, Morten Hansen, was 24 and her mother, Bodild Jespersdatter, was 31. She married Peder Pedersen on 10 April 1748, in Bederslev, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died in March 1793, in Odense, Denmark, at the age of 66, and was buried in Krogsbølle, Odense, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Pedersen
Karen Mortensdatter
Marriage: 10 April 1748
Anna Pedersdr
Peder Pedersen
Morten Pedersen
Oluf Pedersen

Spouse and Children

10 April 1748
Bederslev, Odense, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)


Age 3

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 4

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 18

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Denmark Census 1787
  • Krogsbølle Parish Register
  • Bederslev Parish Register

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