Anne Margrethe Mortensdatter

12 April 1761–17 April 1846 (Age 85)
Kolby, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Anne Margrethe

When Anne Margrethe Mortensdatter was born on 12 April 1761, in Kolby, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Morten Mortensen Ladefoged, was 36 and her mother, Anne Hansdatter, was 33. She married Villum Jensen Vadstrup on 1 November 1781, in Tranebjerg, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. She died on 17 April 1846, in Ørby, Tranebjerg, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark, at the age of 85.

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Villum Jensen Vadstrup
Anne Margrethe Mortensdatter
Marriage: 1 November 1781
Maren Villumsdatter
Anne Villumsdatter
Anne Mette Villumsdatter
Bodil Villumsdatter
Dorthe Villumsdatter
Maren Villumsdatter
Anne Villumsdatter

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1 November 1781
Tranebjerg, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 1

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 15

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 28

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)

  • Anne Margrethe Mortensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anne Magrethe Mortensdr in entry for Anne Willumsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Anna Margretha Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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