Maren Madsen

11 June 1780–
Odden, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Madsen was born on 11 June 1780, in Odden, Ods, Holbæk, Denmark, her father, Mads Jergensen, was 23 and her mother, Kirsten Mortensen, was 27. She married Niels Hansen about 1806, in Grejs, Vejle, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Niels Hansen
Maren Madsen
Marriage: about 1806
Hans Nielsen Toft

Spouse and Children

about 1806
Grejs, Vejle, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 9

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

Age 12

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.

Age 34

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from a pet form of Mathias ( see Matthew ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Maren, 'Denmark Church Records, 1576-1919' on MyHeritage

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