Karen Andersen

23 May 1864–
Give, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Andersen was born on 23 May 1864, in Give, Koldinghus, Denmark, her father, Anders Ramskov Madsen, was 41 and her mother, Kirsten Madsen, was 35.

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Family Time Line

Anders Ramskov Madsen
1823–
Kirsten Madsen
1829–
Dorthea Andersen
1854–
Ane Kirstine Andersen
1858–
Madsine Andersen
1861–
Karen Andersen
1864–
Pouline Andersen
1866–
Martha Andersen
1868–
Mads Doslund Andersen
1871–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 4

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.
1914

Age 50

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 53

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Karen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Andersen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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