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 7 sons. She died in 1537, in Denmark, at the age of 47.

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Svend Madsen Orning
Maren Sorensdatter Munk
Marriage: 1518
Søren Svendsen Orning
Thomas Svendsen Orning
Morten Svendsen ORNING
Wagn Svendsen ORNING
Vogn Orning
Laurids Svendsen Orning
Wagn Svendsen

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  • Marriage
    1518Elling, Åstrup, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (2)


    Age 34

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


    Age 46

    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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