Maren Jacobsen

9 November 1850–18 January 1921 (Age 70)
Øster Starup, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jacobsen was born on 9 November 1850, in Øster Starup, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Jacob Jensen, was 40 and her mother, Ane Mette Jacobsen Mandix, was 35. She married Christian Kyed Johnson on 8 June 1878, in Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 18 January 1921, at the age of 70.

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Christian Kyed Johnson
Maren Jacobsen
Marriage: 8 June 1878
Annie Christine Lorine Johnson

Spouse and Children

8 June 1878
Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



    Peder Jacobsen


    Johanne Jacobsen


    Marie Elisabeth Jacobsen



    Jakobine Jacobsen


+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 9

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.
1859 · Copenhagen Zoo

Age 9

The Copenhagen Zoo was founded in 1859 and is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. It was founded by a ornithologist named Niels Kjaebolling and the first animals that were at the opening were eagles, chickens, ducks, owls, rabbits, a fox, a seal and a turtle. The oldest building still is in use as a stable for the yak exibit. It is open everyday from 9:00am to 8:00pm (20:00).

Age 64

World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

Name Meaning

Dutch, Danish, North German, and Norwegian: patronymic from Jacob .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Iverson in household of John A Iverson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maren Jacobsen in household of Jacob Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Maren Jacobsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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