Maren Christensen

20 September 1733–
Vester, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Christensen was christened on 20 September 1733, in Vester Brønderslev, Børglum, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Marcusen, was 26 and her mother, Kiersten Pedersdotter, was 31.

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Family Time Line

Christen Marcusen
1707–1771
Kiersten Pedersdotter
1702–1775
Jens Christensen
1727–1803
Peder Christensen
1730–1803
Johanne Christensen
1729–1739
Maren Christensen
1733–
Marie Christensen
1735–
Marcus Christensen
1737–1737
Johanne Christensen
1740–1740
Marcus Christensen
1741–1756
Jens Christensen
1745–1822

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Marcusen

    Male1707–1771Male

    Kiersten Pedersdotter

    Female1702–1775Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.
1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1776 · Kongens Klub

The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Christen .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Maren Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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