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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Peder Bech
Karen Bertelsdatter
Marriage: 19 November 1719
Maren Pedersdatter
Anne Marie Pedersen
Bertel Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Bertel Pedersen
Christian Pedersen
Bertel Pedersen Bech
Anne Marie Pedersdatter
Inge Pedersdatter Bech
Inger Pedersdatter

Spouse and Children

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


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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.

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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