Maren Jensen

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Jensen was christened on 20 March 1782, in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark, her father, Jens Nielsen, was 48 and her mother, Ane Christensen, was 30. She died on 30 April 1858, in Lendum, Sejlstrup, Denmark, at the age of 76.

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Jens Nielsen
Ane Christensen
Niels Jensen
Anne Jensdatter
Christen Jensen
Karen Jensdatter
Maren Jensen
Margrethe Jensen
Christen Jensen
Jens Jensen

Sources (6)

  • Anne Christensdatter- Census 1801, Ugilt, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark
  • Christening of Maren, Kirkebøger; ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9944-2W4Y
  • Maren Jensdatter- Census 1787 - Hjørring, Vennebjerg, Ugilt

World Events (7)

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.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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