29 March 1801–29 October 1810 (Age 9)
Skåde, Skåde, Århus, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren was born on 29 March 1801, in Skåde, Skåde, Århus, Denmark, her father, Peder Pedersen, was 32 and her mother, Anne Nielsdatter, was 19. She died on 29 October 1810, in Holme, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 9, and was buried in Holme, Århus, Denmark.

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Peder Pedersen
Anne Nielsdatter
Sidsel Pedersdatter
Karen Pedersen
Niels Pedersen

Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 4

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 7

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.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Karen .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • Maren Pedersdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Pedersdatter, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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