Karen Jensdatter

1685–1738 (Age 53)
Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Jensdatter was born in 1685, in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jens Nielsen, was 39 and her mother, Giertrud Ibsdatter, was 31. She married Anders Nielsen on 25 March 1703, in Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1738, in Gadeby, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bodilskirke, Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Karen Jensdatter
Anders Nielsen
Marriage: 25 March 1703
Kiønniche Andersdatter
Jens Andersen
Giertrud Andersdatter

Spouse & Children

25 March 1703
Ibsker, Bornholm, Denmark


Parents & Siblings



  • Female1676–1717Female

  • Male1677–1727Male

  • Female1685–1738Female

  • Kirstine Jensdatter


  • Giertrud Jensdatter


+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 16

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 28

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 44

Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

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Sources (3)

  • 1718 Hans Andersen 2.Slg. Hindsegård, Ibsker farm record
  • Karen Jensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Karen Jensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"

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