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
Giertrud Nielsdatter
Marriage: 13 November 1778
Johanne Andersen
Magrethe Andersen
Niels Andersen

Spouse and Children

13 November 1778
Vrensted, Hjørring, Denmark


    Johanne Andersen


    Magrethe Andersen


    Niels Andersen


Parents and Siblings


    Mette Michelsdatter





    Anne Nielsen




    Inger Nielsdr


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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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