Maren Olesdatter

1762–28 October 1834 (Age 72)
Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Olesdatter was born in 1762, in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Ole Knudsen, was 37 and her mother, Anne Mathiasdatter, was 27. She married Thomas Nielsen on 2 November 1781, in Elling, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 October 1834, in Jerup, Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 72, and was buried in Elling, Horns, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Thomas Nielsen
Maren Olesdatter
Marriage: 2 November 1781
Niels Thomsen
Anne Kierstine Thomasdatter
Ole Thomsen
Ole Thomsen
Else Marie Thomasdatter
Ane Marie Thomasdr
Johanne Thomasen

Spouse and Children

2 November 1781
Elling, Hjørring, Denmark


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World Events (8)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 0

The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 14

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.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 27

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Olesdatter in household of Lars Christian Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Mette Marie Sorensdatter in entry for Ane Marie Thomasdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Olesdatter Death 1834 "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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