Karen Pedersdatter

8 March 1758–
Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Pedersdatter was born on 8 March 1758, in Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Peder Mogensen, was 47 and her mother, Anne Mouritzdatter, was 44.

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Family Time Line

Peder Mogensen
1711–1775
Anne Mouritzdatter
1714–1768
Kirsten Pedersen
1737–
Giertrud Pedersdatter
1738–1790
Mons Pedersen
1739–
Kirstine Pedersdatter
1742–
Jens Mouritz Pedersen
1742–1797
Bendte Pedersdatter
1745–
Rasmus Pedersen
1747–1758
Martha Pedersdatter
1750–1752
Martha Pedersdatter
1753–
Karen Pedersdatter
1758–

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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 4

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 18

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 31

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.

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Sources (2)

  • Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Karen Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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