Maren Christensdatter

21 October 1804–
Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Christensdatter was born on 21 October 1804, in Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Christen Jensen, was 20 and her mother, Anne Jacobsdatter, was 25. She married Soren Christensen on 7 November 1837, in Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Soren Christensen
Maren Christensdatter
Marriage: 7 November 1837
Caroline Christine Sorensdatter

Spouse and Children

7 November 1837
Rakkeby, Hjørring, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 1

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 4

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 43

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 Christensdatter in household of Christen Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1834"
  • Maren Christensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Maren Christensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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