Karen Therkelsdatter

1768–1811 (Age 43)
Nebsager, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Karen

Karen Therkelsdatter was born in 1768, in Nebsager, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark. She married Mikkel Jensen Tønning on 19 June 1802, in Vrigsted, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died after 1811, in Neder Vrigsted, Vrigsted, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Karen Therkelsdatter
1768–1811
Mikkel Jensen Tønning
1768–1808
Marriage: 19 June 1802
Andreas Mikkelsen
1798–
Birthe Marie Mikkelsdatter
1800–
Therkel Mikkelsen
1802–1803
Therkel Mikkelsen
1803–1804
Mikkelsen
1804–1804
Mette Mikkelsdatter
1806–1806
Mette Marie Mikkelsdatter
1807–1889

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
19 June 1802
Vrigsted, Bjerre, Vejle, Denmark
children

(7)

  • Andreas Mikkelsen

    Male1798–Male

  • Birthe Marie Mikkelsdatter

    Female1800–Female

  • Male1802–1803Male

  • Male1803–1804Male

  • Female1804–1804Female

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 8

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 21

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 24

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 Therkelsdatter in entry for Mette Marie Mikkelsd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Christensd in entry for Birthe Marie Mikkelsd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Karen Therkelsdatt in entry for Andreas Mikkelsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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