Maren Christensdatter

16 September 1753–26 November 1838
Ørbæk, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Christensdatter was christened on 16 September 1753, in Ørbæk, Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Christen Knudsen, was 30 and her mother, Gedske Jorgensen, was 41. She married Claus Mortensen on 19 April 1781, in Ørbæk, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Claus Mortensen
1730–1810
Maren Christensdatter
1753–1838
Marriage: 19 April 1781
Anna Clausdatter
1781–1835
Kirsten Clausen
1784–1787
Christian Clausen
1788–1794
Kirsten Clausdatter
1790–1874
Christen Clausen
1795–1872

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 April 1781
Ørbæk, Svendborg, Denmark
children

(5)

    Anna Clausdatter

    Female1781–1835Female

    Kirsten Clausen

    Female1784–1787Female

    Christian Clausen

    Male1788–1794Male

    Kirsten Clausdatter

    Female1790–1874Female

    Christen Clausen

    Male1795–1872Male

Parents and Siblings

    Christen Knudsen

    Male1723–1797Male

    Gedske Jorgensen

    Female1712–1799Female

siblings

(8)

    Knud Christensen

    Male1748–1805Male

    Jorgen Christensen

    Male–1836Male

    Niels Christensen

    Male1752–1752Male

    Female1753–1838Female

    Niels Christensen

    Male1756–Male

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World Events (6)

1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

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

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

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 Christensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Maren Christensdr in entry for Christen Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Maren Christensdr in entry for Christen Clausen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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