Maren Sorensdatter Munk

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Sorensdatter Munk was born in 1490, in Havbro, Års, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Søren Pedersen Munk, was 40 and her mother, Gjertrud Jensdatter Rotfeld, was 22. She married Svend Madsen Orning in 1518, in Elling, Åstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 8 sons. She died after 1 May 1537.

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Family Time Line

Svend Madsen Orning
1455–1557
Maren Sorensdatter Munk
1490–1537
Marriage: 1518
Thomas Svendson Orning
1506–1584
Søren Svendsen Orning
1515–1555
Morten Svendsen ORNING
1519–
Wagn Svendsen ORNING
1521–
Vogn Orning
–1599
Laurids Svendsen Orning
Thomas Svendsen Orning
1519–1584
Wagn Svendsen
1521–1598

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    World Events (2)

    1524

    Treaty of Malmo. Denmark confirms Swedish independence under Gustavus Vasa.

    1536

    Denmark adopts Lutheranism as the state religion.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Jewish Ezriel, Pinchos, Rivka, Shimon, Shmuel, Zev.

    German (also Münk), Scandinavian (mainly Danish), and Dutch: from Middle High German münich, Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish munk, Middle Dutch munc ‘monk’, a nickname for someone thought to resemble a monk, or a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a monastery. The surname of German origin is also found in France (Alsace). Compare Munck .

    German (Münk): from a short form of the medieval personal name Dominicus (see Dominick ).

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

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