Birgitte Frederiksen

16 November 1814–
Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Birgitte

When Birgitte Frederiksen was born on 16 November 1814, in Bjergby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Frederik Nielsen, was 38 and her mother, Kierstan Poulsen, was 34.

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Frederik Nielsen
Kierstan Poulsen
Niels Frederiksen
Poul Frederiksen
Jene Frederiksen
Kirsten Frederiksen
Christen Frederichsen
Birgitte Frederiksen
Peder Frederiksen
Ingeborg Frederiksen
Peder Frederiksen

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 4

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.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 15

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 33

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

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from Frederik, Danish form of Friedrich .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Birgithe Ferdinsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Birgithe Ferdinsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Birgitte Frederiksdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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