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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Jorgen Pedersen
Ana Margrethe Pedersdatter
Maren Jørgensdatter
Maren Jørgensdatter
Peder Jørgensen Drejer
Lars Busk Jørgensen
Margrethe Jørgensdatter

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.


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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