Else Cathrine Christensdatter

1 November 1795–2 May 1813 (Age 17)
Skærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Else Cathrine

When Else Cathrine Christensdatter was born on 1 November 1795, in Skærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Christensen, was 30 and her mother, Else Margrethe Pedersdatter, was 23. She died on 2 May 1813, in her hometown, at the age of 17.

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Christen Christensen
Else Margrethe Pedersdatter
Else Cathrine Christensdatter
Mariane Christensdatter
Johanne Christensdatter
Anna Christensdatter
Christen Christensen
Mourits Christensen
Jacobe Christensen
Thøger Christensen
Christian Christensen
Peder Christensen

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World Events (3)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 1

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 10

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 13

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

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  • Else Cathrine Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Else Cathrine Christensdatter - Published information: birth-name: Else Cathrine Christensdatter

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