Maren Jensen

11 December 1791–2 September 1862 (Age 70)
Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jensen was born on 11 December 1791, in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jens Madsen, was 41 and her mother, Inger Kirstine Christensdatter, was 33. She married Thomas Christian Sorensen on 25 November 1817, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Flade, Hjørring, Denmark in 1850 and Gærum, Hjørring, Denmark in 1855. She died on 2 September 1862, in Gærum, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Christian Sorensen
1792–1847
Maren Jensen
1791–1862
Marriage: 25 November 1817
Soren Christian Thomsen
1818–1888
Jens Christian Thomsen
1819–1819
Marie Kirstine Thomsen
1821–1898
Jens Christian Thomsen
1831–1901

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1817
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

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World Events (7)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 1

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 3

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1814

Age 23

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

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)

  • Maren Jensdatter in household of Tomas Christian Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Maren Lars Datter in household of Thomas Christian Sorensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Maren Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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