Maren Svendsen

18 January 1750–1782 (Age 31)
Saltvig, Maribo, Storstrøm, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Svendsen was born on 18 January 1750, in Saltvig, Maribo, Storstrøm, Denmark, her father, Svend Hemmingsen, was 38 and her mother, Margrethe Nielsen, was 33. She died in 1782, at the age of 32.

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Family Time Line

Svend Hemmingsen
1712–1790
Margrethe Nielsen
1717–1794
Henning Svendsen
1738–1738
Hemming Svendsen
1740–1777
Karen Svendsdatter
1742–
Hans Svendsen
1744–1756
Niels Svendsen
1747–1808
Maren Svendsen
1750–1782
Anna Sophie Svendsdatter
1752–
Birthe Svendsdatter
1755–1829
Hans Svendsen
1757–1790

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World Events (2)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 12

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

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Sven, from Old Norse Sveinn, originally a byname meaning ‘boy’, ‘servant’.

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

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  • Denmark. Confirmation date for Maren Svendsen
  • Denmark. Birth record of Maren Svendsen 1750-1782

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