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
Giertrud Hansdatter
Marriage: 17 March 1713
Peder Nielsen
Hans Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Niels Nielsen
Jacob Nielsen
Jacob Nielsen
Jens Nielsen
Anna Nielsdatter

Spouse and Children

17 March 1713
Them, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark


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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.

Age 40

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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