Karen Madsdatter

17 March 1765–
Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Madsdatter was born on 17 March 1765, in Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark, her father, Mads Chrestenssøn, was 28 and her mother, Maren Hansdatter, was 24. She married Jeppe Salomonsen on 6 July 1792, in Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Jeppe Salomonsen
Karen Madsdatter
Marriage: 6 July 1792
Jens Jeppessøn
Maren Ibsen
Jens Jeppesen

Spouse and Children

6 July 1792
Vorbasse, Ribe, Denmark


    Jens Jeppessøn


    Maren Ibsen



Parents and Siblings

    Mads Chrestenssøn


    Maren Hansdatter




World Events (8)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 11

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 24

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.
1796 · Odense Teater

Age 31

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

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Sources (3)

  • Kirsten Henriksdatter in entry for Mette Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Kirsten Henriksdatter in entry for Mette Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Madsdr in entry for Maren, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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