Karen Hellesdatter

Female21 July 1737–

Brief Life History of Karen

When Karen Hellesdatter was christened on 21 July 1737, in Torup, Kronborg, Denmark, her father, Heller Pedersen, was 80 and her mother, Ellene Olufsdr, was 47. She married Niels Larsen on 1 July 1770, in Torup, Kronborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Niels Larsen
1727–
Karen Hellesdatter
1737–
Marriage: 1 July 1770
Lars Nielsen
1771–1772

Sources (2)

  • Karen Hellesdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Hellesdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1770Torup, Kronborg, Denmark
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1744 · Hirschholm Palace

    Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.

    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.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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