Maren Jensen

20 March 1782–30 April 1858
Ugilt, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jensen was christened on 20 March 1782, in Ugilt, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jens Nielsen, was 48 and her mother, Ane Christensen, was 28. She died on 30 April 1858, in Lendum, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen
1733–1812
Ane Christensen
1754–1834
Niels Jensen
1774–1840
Anne Jensdatter
1776–1833
Christen Jensen
1778–1778
Karen Jensdatter
1779–1859
Maren Jensen
1782–1858
Margrethe Jensen
1785–1787
Christen Jensen
1787–1888
Jens Jensen
1793–

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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

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

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

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