Maren Christensen

Female22 November 1802–11 April 1850

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Christensen was born on 22 November 1802, in Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Sørensen, was 69 and her mother, Mette Nielsdatter, was 63. She married Rasmus Lauritsen on 15 March 1834, in Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Underup, Nim, Skanderborg, Denmark for about 10 years. She died on 11 April 1850, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Rasmus Lauritsen
1801–1867
Maren Christensen
1802–1850
Marriage: 15 March 1834
Anne Marie Rasmussen
1835–1850
Mette Kirstine Rasmussen
1838–
Kirsten Rasmussen
1840–1890
Lars Rasmussen
1844–1891

Sources (13)

  • Maren Christensdatter in household of Rasmus Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Maren Christendatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Christendatter in household of Rasmus Laursen, "Denmark Census, 1845"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1834Underup, Skanderborg, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 3

    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.

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

    Age 6

    Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

    1818 · Danmarks Nationalbank

    Age 16

    Danmarks Nationalbank is the central bank of the Kingdom of Denmark and serves as an independent and credible institution that issues the krone, the Danish currency. The bank undertakes all functions related to the management of the Danish central-government debt.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Bent, Anders, Thor, Jorgen, Nils, Einer, Viggo, Folmer.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen . In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the especially Danish and Norwegian variant Kristensen . Compare Christenson and Christianson .

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

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