Giertrud Hansdatter

August 1689–April 1737 (Age 47)
Fogstrup, Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Giertrud

When Giertrud Hansdatter was born in August 1689, in Fogstrup, Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Hans Mortensen, was 36 and her mother, Anne Jacobsdatter, was 29. She married Niels Nielsen on 17 March 1713, in Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 1 daughter. She died in April 1737, in her hometown, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Niels Nielsen
1690–1740
Giertrud Hansdatter
1689–1737
Marriage: 17 March 1713
Peder Nielsen
1714–1731
Hans Nielsen
1716–1733
Niels Nielsen
1719–1719
Niels Nielsen
1720–1720
Jacob Nielsen
1724–1724
Jacob Nielsen
1725–1725
Jens Nielsen
1729–1729
Anna Nielsdatter
1733–1738

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 March 1713
Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 12

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 24

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.
1729

Age 40

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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