Maren Andersdatter

23 January 1753–22 June 1824
Kærby, Skovby, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Andersdatter was christened on 23 January 1753, in Skovby, Odense, Denmark, her father, Anders Hansen Leth, was 32 and her mother, Petronille Jørgensdatter, was 24. She married Jacob Hansen on 1 October 1773, in Skovby, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 June 1824, in Nørre Åby, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Nørre Åby, Odense, Denmark.

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Jacob Hansen
Maren Andersdatter
Marriage: 1 October 1773
Barbara Jacobsen
Hans Jorgen Jacobsen
Petronelle Jacobsen
son Jacobsen

Spouse and Children

1 October 1773
Skovby, Odense, Denmark


    Barbara Jacobsen


    Hans Jorgen Jacobsen


    Petronelle Jacobsen


    son Jacobsen


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World Events (7)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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

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

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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Sources (2)

  • Maren Andersdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Maren Andersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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