Karen Madsen

23 April 1878–
Søften, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Madsen was born on 23 April 1878, in Søften, Århus, Denmark, her father, Anders Madsen, was 44 and her mother, Kirsten Marie Nielsen, was 40. She lived in Søften, Vester Lisbjerg, Århus, Denmark in 1890.

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Family Time Line

Anders Madsen
1834–1913
Kirsten Marie Nielsen
1838–1883
Mads Hald Madsen
1858–1860
Mads Hald Madsen
1860–1862
Karoline Nielsine Madsen
1863–
Karch Nielsine Madsen
1864–
Niels Mikkelsen Madsen
1865–
Ane Barbara Madsen
1867–
Mads Hald Madsen
1869–1887
Karen Madsen
1871–1876
Anton Johan Madsen
1873–
Michaeline Cathrine Madsen
1875–
Karen Madsen
1878–
Johanne Marie Madsen
1880–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1914

Age 36

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.
1917

Age 39

The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.
1939

Age 61

Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • Karen Madsen in household of Anders M Hald, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Karen Madsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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