Maren Mortensen

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Mortensen was born on 24 January 1728, her father, Morten Hansen, was 26 and her mother, Bodild Jespersdatter, was 32. She married Jeppe Hansen on 29 March 1752, in Bederslev, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in December 1762, in Odense, Denmark, at the age of 34, and was buried in Uggerslev, Odense, Denmark.

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Jeppe Hansen
Maren Mortensen
Marriage: 29 March 1752
Hans Ibsen
Morten Ibsen
Jens Jeppesen
Bodil Ibsen
Bodil Ibsen

Sources (2)

  • Maren Mortensdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Maren Mortensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (5)


Greenland becomes Danish province.

1730 · Danish Asia Company

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

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.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Lars, Morten, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Britt, Carsten, Egil, Gunner, Hartvig.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Morten, a vernacular form of Martin 1.

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

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