Maren Jorgensdatter

Brief Life History of Maren

Maren Jorgensdatter was born about 1784, in Onsbjerg, Samsø, Århus, Denmark. She married Jochum Povelsen on 29 January 1807, in Tranebjerg, Kalundborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tranebjerg, Samsø, Holbæk, Denmark in 1834. She died on 24 May 1850, in Pillemark, Samsø, Århus, Denmark, at the age of 67, and was buried in Tranebjerg, Kalundborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Jochum Povelsen
1782–1835
Maren Jorgensdatter
1784–1850
Marriage: 29 January 1807
Jorgen Jochumsen
1807–1868
Maren Johanne Jochumsen
1808–1809
Povel Jochumsen
1810–1810
Mette Johanne Jochumsdr
1811–1849
Maren Jochumsen
1814–
Johanne Jochumsdatter
1816–1895
Povel Jochumsen
1818–
Maren Jochumsen
1823–1897
Jens Soren Jochumsen
1825–
Ane Mette Jochumsen
1827–1902
Hans Jochumsen
1829–

Sources (22)

  • Maren Jørgensdatter in household of Jochum Paulsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Maren Jorgensdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Jorgensdatter in entry for Jørgen Jochumsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

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.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

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.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Karen .

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

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