Maren Jensen

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

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Jensen was born on 11 December 1791, in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jens Madsen, was 44 and her mother, Inger Kirstine Christensdatter, was 31. She married Thomas Christian Sørensen on 25 November 1817, in Elling, Åstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Flade, Sejlstrup, Denmark in 1850 and Gærum, Sejlstrup, 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 Sørensen
Maren Jensen
Marriage: 25 November 1817
Søren Christian Thomsen
Jens Christian Thomsen
Marie Kirstine Thomsen
Jens Christian Thomsen

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  • Marriage
    25 November 1817Elling, Åstrup, Denmark
  • Children


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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.
    Age 23
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 46691;2007: 85665; 2010: 115679)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 .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Maren Jens Datter in household of Thomas Christian Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Maren Jensdatter in household of Tomas Christian Sørensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Maren Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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