Giertrud Jensen Greis

27 February 1746–
Eltang, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Giertrud

When Giertrud Jensen Greis was christened on 27 February 1746, in Eltang, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Jens Nielsen Griis, was 25 and her mother, Johanne Pedersdatter, was 19.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen Griis
1721–1756
Johanne Pedersdatter
1727–1755
Niels Jensen Greis
1744–1746
child Jensen
–1755
Giertrud Jensen Greis
1745–
Giertrud Jensen Greis
1746–
Johanne Jensdatter
1747–1753
Mette Jensen
1749–
Maren Jensen Griis
1752–
Niels Jensen
1754–1754
Peder Jensen
1754–
Niels Jensen Griis
1755–
child Jensen Greis
1755–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to Giertrud.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.