Maren Jørgensdatter

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Jørgensdatter was born on 25 March 1778, in Nylarsker, Bornholm, Denmark, her father, Jorgen Pedersen, was 26 and her mother, Ana Margrethe Pedersdatter, was 39.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Pedersen
1752–1810
Ana Margrethe Pedersdatter
1739–1801
Maren Jørgensdatter
1777–1777
Maren Jørgensdatter
1778–
Peder Jørgensen Drejer
1778–1850
Lars Busk Jørgensen
1781–1827
Margrethe Jørgensdatter
1784–1787

Sources (1)

  • Maren Jorgensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

World Events (6)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

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.

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.

1814

Denmark cedes Norway to Sweden.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Karen .

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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