Karen Nielsdatter

Female3 November 1796–

Brief Life History of Karen

When Karen Nielsdatter was born on 3 November 1796, in Odense, Denmark, her father, Niels Larsen, was 32 and her mother, Birthe Malene Andersdatter, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Niels Larsen
Birthe Malene Andersdatter
Laurs Nielsen
Anders Nielsen
Soren Nielsen
Jørgen Nielsen
Ane Marie Nielsdatter
Karen Nielsdatter
Jorden Nielsen
Soren Nielsen
Karen Nielsen
Peder Nielsen
Ane Malena Nielsdatter
Christian Nielsen
Jens Nielsen
Ingebor Nielsdatter
Andreas Nielsen

Sources (2)

  • Karen Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Karen Nielsdatter -

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (15)

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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 9

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 12

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 33

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.

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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