Karen Marie Jensdatter

Female1811–2 December 1881

Brief Life History of Karen Marie

Karen Marie Jensdatter was born in 1811, in Fanefjord, Møn, Denmark. She married Hans Mortensen on 7 February 1834. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 2 December 1881, in Fanefjord, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark, at the age of 70, and was buried in Fanefjord, Mønbo, Præstø, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Hans Mortensen
Karen Marie Jensdatter
Marriage: 7 February 1834
Lise Hansen
Mads Hansen
Hans Hansen
Peder Hansen
Lars Peter Hansen
Maren Kirstine Hansen
Sidse Kirstine Hansen
Lise Hansen

Sources (28)

  • Karen Jensdatter in household of Hans Mortensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Karen Maria Jensen in household of Hans Mortensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Karen Maria Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 February 1834
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 3

    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 7

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 36

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

    Name Meaning

    equivalent of Katherine . It was first introduced to the English-speaking world by Scandinavian settlers in America; it has been used in Britain only since the 1940s, but had become very popular by the 1960s.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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