Else Thomasen

3 August 1806–18 November 1831 (Age 25)
Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Else

When Else Thomasen was born on 3 August 1806, in Torslev, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Thomas Nielsen, was 47 and her mother, Kirsten Mortensdatter, was 42. She died on 18 November 1831, at the age of 25.

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Thomas Nielsen
Kirsten Mortensdatter
Morten Thomasen
Morten Thomasen
Kirsten Thomasen
Else Thomasen
Peder Thomasen
Niels Thomasen
Kirsten Thomsen
Else Thomasen

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World Events (4)

1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 2

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.

Age 8

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, and North German: patronymic form from Thomas .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Else Thomasdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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