Giertrud Nielsdatter

1747–12 July 1795
Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Giertrud

When Giertrud Nielsdatter was born in 1747, her father, Niels Sorensen, was 58 and her mother, Mette Michelsdatter, was 40. She married Anders Nielsen on 13 November 1778, in Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Als, Hindsted, Ålborg, Denmark in 1840. She was buried in Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Anders Nielsen
1739–
Giertrud Nielsdatter
1747–1795
Marriage: 13 November 1778
Johanne Andersen
1779–
Magrethe Andersen
1782–
Niels Andersen
1789–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 November 1778
Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(3)

    Johanne Andersen

    Female1779–Female

    Magrethe Andersen

    Female1782–Female

    Niels Andersen

    Male1789–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1689–1769Male

    Mette Michelsdatter

    Female1707–1794Female

siblings

(10)

    Male1735–1740Male

    Anne Nielsen

    Female1737–1742Female

    Male1739–1740Male

    Male1741–1742Male

    Inger Nielsdr

    Female1743–1782Female

+5 More Children

World Events (4)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 15

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 29

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 42

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 (3)

  • Gjertrud Nielsdatter in household of Anders Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Giaertrud Nielsdr in entry for Niels Andersen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Giertrud Nielsdr in entry for Johanne Thomsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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