Karen Jensdatter

20 March 1765–12 December 1831
Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Jensdatter was christened on 20 March 1765, in Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Jens Christensen, was 49 and her mother, Anna Larsdatter, was 23. She married Ole Larsen on 9 October 1789, in Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark. She died on 12 December 1831, in her hometown, at the age of 66, and was buried in Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Ole Larsen
1767–1829
Karen Jensdatter
1765–1831
Marriage: 9 October 1789

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 October 1789
Raklev, Holbæk, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

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.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Jensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Jensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Jensdr, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

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