Karen Bertelsdatter

about 1697–6 June 1770 (Age 73)
Hirsholm, Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Bertelsdatter was born about 1697, in Hirsholm, Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Bertel Lauridsen, was 33 and her mother, Anne Hansdatter, was 37. She married Peder Bech on 19 November 1719, in Hirsholm, Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 6 June 1770, in her hometown, at the age of 73, and was buried in Hirsholm, Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Peder Bech
1681–1759
Karen Bertelsdatter
1697–1770
Marriage: 19 November 1719
Maren Pedersdatter
1720–
Anne Marie Pedersen
1722–1723
Bertel Pedersen
1724–1724
Niels Pedersen
1725–
Niels Pedersen
1728–
Bertel Pedersen
1730–
Christian Pedersen
1732–1747
Bertel Pedersen Bech
1735–1791
Anne Marie Pedersdatter
1737–1754
Inge Pedersdatter Bech
1739–
Inger Pedersdatter
1739–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 November 1719
Hirsholm, Frederikshavn, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (7)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 4

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 16

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.
1729

Age 32

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Bertelsdr in entry for Christen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Karen Bertelsdatter, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Bertelsdr in entry for Christen Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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