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
Karen Pedersdatter
Marriage: 3 May 1739
Ane Marie Hansdatter
Peder Hansen Drejer
Rasmus Hansen Drejer
Jens Hansen Drejer
Maren Hansdatter
Niels Hansen Drejer

Spouse and Children

3 May 1739
Jørlunde, Frederiksborg, Denmark


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



    Mrs. Per




World Events (6)


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

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