Dorthe Hansdatter

1753–1830 (Age 76)
Otterup, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Dorthe

When Dorthe Hansdatter was born on 3 June 1753, in Otterup, Odense, Denmark, her father, Hans Knudsen, was 28 and her mother, Mette Rasmusdatter, was 19. She married Peder Jeppesen on 15 November 1773, in Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 2 May 1830, in Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 76, and was buried in Østrup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark.

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Dorthe Hansdatter
Peder Jeppesen
Marriage: 15 November 1773
Jens Pedersen
Hans Pedersen
Christian Carl Pedersen
Jeppe Pedersen
Lars Pedersen
Maren Pedersdatter
Johannes Pedersen
Jens Pedersen

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15 November 1773
Otterup, Lunde, Odense, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 9

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 23

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 36

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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  • Dorthea Hansdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Skifte
  • Skifte - Register

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