Maren Andersdatter

1738–October 1809 (Age 71)
Bagterp, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life of Maren

Maren Andersdatter was born in 1738, in Bagterp, Hjørring, Nordjylland, Denmark. She married Morten Sørensen on 26 December 1768, in Sankt Hans, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in October 1809, in Bagterp, Bistrup, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 71, and was buried in Sankt Hans, Hjørring, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Morten Sørensen
Maren Andersdatter
Marriage: 26 December 1768
Søren Mortensen Bak
Maren Mortensen
Anders Mortensen

Spouse and Children

26 December 1768
Sankt Hans, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark


World Events (7)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 4

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 6

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

Age 24

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Andersdatter in entry for Morten Sørensen, "Denmark, Probate Indexes, 1674-1851"
  • Maren Andersdr in entry for Maren Mortensen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Maren Andersdtr, 1809, Burial, St. Hans, Hjorring, Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941; pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-33485-10998-26

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