Karen Pedersdatter

1715–4 September 1776
Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Pedersdatter was born in 1715, in Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Per, was 35 and her mother, Mrs. Per, was 32. She married Hans Rasmussen on 3 May 1739, in Jørlunde, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in Frederiksværk, Frederiksborg, Denmark, and was buried in Vinderød, Frederiksborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Rasmussen
1716–1779
Karen Pedersdatter
1715–1776
Marriage: 3 May 1739
Ane Marie Hansdatter
1739–1810
Peder Hansen Drejer
1742–1779
Rasmus Hansen Drejer
1744–1805
Jens Hansen Drejer
1746–1796
Maren Hansdatter
1749–1773
Niels Hansen Drejer
1753–1784

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1739
Jørlunde, Frederiksborg, Denmark
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Per

    Male1680–Male

    Mrs. Per

    Female1683–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (6)

1729

Age 14

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 15

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 22

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

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Sources (1)

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

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