Karen Tygesdatter

1771–30 August 1830 (Age 59)
Klint, Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Karen

Karen Tygesdatter was born in 1771, in Klint, Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark as the daughter of Tyge Pedersen. She married Peder Christiansen on 20 October 1799, in Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 30 August 1830, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christiansen
Karen Tygesdatter
Marriage: 20 October 1799
Christian Pedersen
Sidse Pedersen
Ane Pedersdatter
Niels Pedersen
Peder Christian Pedersen
Christian Pedersen
Maren Pedersen

Spouse and Children

20 October 1799
Højby, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark


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Parents and Siblings

    Tyge Pedersen




World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 5

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

Age 18

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

Age 21

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 Tygesdr in entry for Sidse Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Karen Thygesdr in entry for Ane Pedersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Chistening record of Karen Tygesdatter, Højby Sogn, Holbæk Amt, Denmark.

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