Maren Jorgensdatter

10 May 1800–
Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jorgensdatter was born on 10 May 1800, in Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark, her father, Jorgen Chrestensen, was 33 and her mother, Ane Jacobsdatter, was 29. She married Hans Poulsen on 29 December 1830, in Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Kirkerup, Vester Flakkebjerg, Sorø, Denmark in 1834 and Søllinge, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Hans Poulsen
Maren Jorgensdatter
Marriage: 29 December 1830
Hans Poulsen

Spouse and Children

29 December 1830
Kirkerup, Sorø, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 5

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 8

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 47

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Jorgensdatter in household of Christen Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Maren Jorgensdatter in household of Jørgen Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Maren Jorgensdatter in household of Christen Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"

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