Dorthea Tolversen

about 1758–8 January 1842 (Age 84)
Gerlev, Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Dorthea

When Dorthea Tolversen was born about 1758, in Gerlev, Frederiksborg, Denmark, her father, Tolver Jensen, was 28 and her mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 31. She married Jens Svendsen on 16 November 1783, in Gerlev, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 8 January 1842, at the age of 84.

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Jens Svendsen
Dorthea Tolversen
Marriage: 16 November 1783
Svend Jensen
Anne Jensen
Tolver Jensen
Peder Jensen
Ane Jensen
Anna Jensen
Lars Jensen
Maren Jensen
Inger Catrine Jensen

Spouse and Children

16 November 1783
Gerlev, Frederiksborg, Denmark


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Tolver Jensen


    Maren Andersdatter




    Jens Tolversen



    Mette Tolversen


    Margrethe Tolversen


    Anna Tolversen


+1 More Child

World Events (7)

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)

  • Dorthe Jensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Dorothea Tolversdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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