Maren Nielsen

Female1 December 1748–

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Nielsen was born on 1 December 1748, in Siem, Ålborghus, Denmark, her father, Niels Chrestensen, was 36 and her mother, Kirsten Madsen, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Niels Chrestensen
1712–1770
Kirsten Madsen
1717–
Mads Mielsen Olesen
1744–1793
Chresten Nielsen
1747–
Maren Nielsen
1748–
Christen Nielsen
1749–
Maren Nielsen
1751–
Bodild Nielsen
1753–

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    World Events (3)

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 14

    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.

    1776 · Kongens Klub

    Age 28

    The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 41

    The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Jorgen, Knud, Lars, Nels, Bent, Borge, Holger, Ove, Einer, Oluf.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Niels, a shortened form of Nikolaus (see Nicholas ). Compare Nielson , Neilsen , Nelsen , Nilsen , and Nilson .

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

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