Helene Sophie Kaas

June 18, 2013 by Conrad Family

Helene Sophie Kaas
02 Sep 1680 – 26 Mar 1732

Daughter of  Hans Jorgensen Kaas til Hastrup
and Sophie Amalie Bielke

Wife of Wilhelm de Tonsberg

Mother of Hans de Tonsberg

 A cheerful and spiritual lady. Married in 1705 with Prefect Wilhelm de Tonsberg, by whose side she led an elegant house and lived on a large scale.  King Frederik IV lived with them during his sojourn in Christiania in 1719.

Helene and Wilhelm’s son, Hans,  married Sophie Beate Huitfeldt, their daughter, Amalie Catharina,  married Christian Werenskiold. Christian’s cousin, Karen Werenskiold, was married to Hartvig Tonneson Huitfeldt, who was  the uncle of Sophie.  Werenskiold was the name of a Norwegian noble family originating from the Court of Werner Nielssen (1625-1695) from Ribe in Jutland. Werner was Christian’s grandfather.

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1. Hans DE TONSBERG,   b. 1720
2. Amalie Catharina TONSBERG,   b. 1709

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