Dorte Sophie Jensdatter

19 February 1769–
Fruering, Skanderborg, Denmark

The Life of Dorte Sophie

When Dorte Sophie Jensdatter was christened on 19 February 1769, in Fruering, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Jensen, was 43 and her mother, Johanne Jensdatter, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen
1725–
Johanne Jensdatter
1729–
Jens Jensen
1751–
Lisbeth Jensdatter
1754–
Laurids Jensen
1759–
Peder Jensen
1763–
Kiersten Jensdatter
1766–1803
Dorte Sophie Jensdatter
1769–

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World Events (3)

1776 · Kongens Klub

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

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

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  • Dorthe Sophie Jensdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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