Maren Jensen

13 September 1799–6 April 1877 (Age 77)
Hårby, Odense, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Jensen was born on 13 September 1799, her father, Jens Hansen Smed, was 25 and her mother, Mette Pedersen, was 34. She married Jens Jensen on 21 November 1828, in Sanderum, Odense, Fyn, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 6 April 1877, in Ubberud, Odense, Denmark, at the age of 77, and was buried in Ubberud, Odense, Denmark.

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Jens Jensen
Maren Jensen
Marriage: 21 November 1828
Jens Jakob Jensen
Rasmus Jensen
Ole Jensen
Hans Peter Jensen
Karen Marie Jensen

Spouse and Children

    Jens Jensen



21 November 1828
Sanderum, Odense, Fyn, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 6

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 9

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.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 30

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

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)

  • Ane Sophie Jensd, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anne Marie Jensdt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anne Marie Jensdt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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