Maren Jensen

6 August 1836–
Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jensen was born on 6 August 1836, in Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Christian Andersen, was 49 and her mother, Sidsel Gregersen, was 33. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with Jens Christensen Bach. She lived in Malle, Slet, Ålborg, Denmark for about 5 years and Nørre Kongerslev, Hellum, Ålborg, Denmark for about 26 years.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen Bach
1834–
Maren Jensen
1836–
Christen Christensen
1860–1865
Mette Marie Christensen
1862–
Christen Christensen
1864–
Mette Christine Christensen
1868–1868
Christiane Christensen
1874–1874
Jens Christensen Bach
1875–
Christiane Christensen Bach
1879–

Spouse and Children

    Jens Christensen Bach

    Male1834–Male

    Female1836–Female

children

(7)

    Christen Christensen

    Male1860–1865Male

    Mette Marie Christensen

    Female1862–Female

    Christen Christensen

    Male1864–Male

    Mette Christine Christensen

    Female1868–1868Female

    Christiane Christensen

    Female1874–1874Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 11

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.
1849

Age 13

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Age 32

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Jensdatter in household of Jens Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Maren Jensdatter in household of Jens Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Marie Kristensen Bach, "Denmark Census, 1890"

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