Maren Hansen

Female10 April 1839–

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Hansen was born on 10 April 1839, in Rakkeby, Børglum, Denmark, her father, Hans Peter Laursen, was 27 and her mother, Zidsel Marie Christensdatter, was 33. She lived in Rakkeby, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1840.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Laursen
Zidsel Marie Christensdatter
Karen Hansdatter
Lars Hansen
Christiane Hansdatter
Hans Christian Hansen
Maren Hansen
Andreas Hansen
Peder Hansen
Maria Hansen

Sources (6)

  • Maren Hansdatter in household of Hans Peter Lausen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maren Hansen - Church record: birth-name: Maren Hansen
  • Maren Hansen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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Siblings (8)

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World Events (6)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 8

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Age 10

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


Age 75

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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