Maren Pedersdatter

11 February 1819–
Sejrup, Thyregod, Vejle, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Pedersdatter was born on 11 February 1819, in Sejrup, Thyregod, Vejle, Denmark, her father, Peder Pedersen, was 23 and her mother, Magrethe Jensdatter, was 27. She married Jorgen Peder Ludvigsen on 27 December 1840. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Øster Nykirke, Nørvang, Vejle, Denmark in 1845 and Nørre Snede, Vrads, Skanderborg, Denmark in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Peder Ludvigsen
Maren Pedersdatter
Marriage: 27 December 1840
Niels Peter Jørgensen
Marcus Jorgensen
Anne Margrethe Jorgensen
Maren Jørgensen

Spouse and Children

27 December 1840


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 10

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.
1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

Age 28

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.
1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

Age 31

Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

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Sources (3)

  • Karen Pedersdatter in household of Jørgen Peder Ludvigsen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Sidsel Marie Pedersdr in household of Jørgen Peter Ludvigsen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Maren Pedersdatter in entry for Niels Peter Jørgensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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