Karen Caroline Nielsdatter

3 July 1825–18 September 1884 (Age 59)
Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark

The Life Summary of Karen Caroline

When Karen Caroline Nielsdatter was born on 3 July 1825, in Munke Bjergby, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Niels Rasmussen, was 48 and her mother, Maren Pedersen, was 41. She married Jørgen Christian Andersen on 14 January 1856, in Bromme, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Munke Bjergby, Alsted, Sorø, Denmark in 1834. She died on 18 September 1884, in Teton, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Christian Andersen
Karen Caroline Nielsdatter
Marriage: 14 January 1856
Mary Andersen
John Christian Anderson
Niels Peter Andersen
Annie Caroline Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1856Bromme, Sorø, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 4
    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.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries - 1832: Oregon Country, United States; 1843: Champoeg, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Champoeg, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1847: Linn, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Linn, Oregon Territory, United States; 1851: Oregon Territory, United States; 1851: Lane, Oregon Territory, United States; 1854: Wasco, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Washington Territory, United States; 1861: Shoshone, Washington Territory, United States; 1861: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States; 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States; 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States; 1864: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States; 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States; 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States; 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States; 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States; 1915: Teton, Idaho, United States
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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.

    Sources (32)

    • Karen Nielsdatter in household of Niels Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Caroline Nielsen in entry for John C Anderson and Mary J Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Caroline Sorenson in entry for John Christian Anderson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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