Karen Larsen

29 April 1759–
Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Larsen was born on 29 April 1759, in Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Lars Olsen, was 38 and her mother, Anna Poulsdatter, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Lars Olsen
1721–1797
Anna Poulsdatter
1725–1785
Jens Larsen
1748–
Niels Larsen
1750–
Peder Larsen
1752–
Margrethe Larsen
1754–
Ole Larsen
1756–1757
Margrethe Larsen
1758–1758
Karen Larsen
1759–
Margrethe Larsen
1760–
Ole Larsen
1764–1764

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World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 3

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 17

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.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 30

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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

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