Maren Simonsen

23 June 1805–10 June 1860 (Age 54)
Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Simonsen was born on 23 June 1805, in Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark, her father, Simon Hansen, was 32 and her mother, Johanne Nielsdatter, was 31. She married Jens Knudsen on 8 December 1831, in Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Langskov, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark for about 6 years and Hvejsel, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1845. She died on 10 June 1860, in Hvejsel, Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark, at the age of 54.

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Family Time Line

Jens Knudsen
Maren Simonsen
Marriage: 8 December 1831
Johanna Kirstine Jensen
Knud Jensen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 December 1831Hvejsel, Koldinghus, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 9
    Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.
    1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark
    Age 24
    Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Sven, Nils, Bent, Bente, Egil, Einer, Erlend, Eyvind, Hedvig, Helmer, Knud.Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Simon .Americanized form of Norwegian Simensen , a cognate of 1 above.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Maren Simonsdatter in household of Peder Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Maren Simons Datter in household of Jens Knudsen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
    • Maren Simonsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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