Karen Mogensdatter

1710–April 1766 (Age 56)
Orø, Horns, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Mogensdatter was born in 1710, in Orø, Horns, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Mogens Olsen, was 31 and her mother, Ane Hansdatter, was 30. She married Henrik Jørgensen on 24 April 1736. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died in April 1766, in Orø, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 56, and was buried in Orø, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Henrik Jørgensen
Karen Mogensdatter
Marriage: 24 April 1736
Anne Henriksdatter
Jorgen Hendriksen

Spouse and Children

24 April 1736
Orø kirke.


Parents and Siblings




    Maren Mogensen


    Margrete Mogensen


    Bodild Mogensen


World Events (6)

1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 3

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 19

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 20

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Mogensdatter in entry for Hansine Henriksen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Mogensdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Mogensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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