Maren Hansen

Femaleabout 1777–29 April 1854

Brief Life History of Maren

Maren Hansen was born about 1777, in Sandholt, Sandholts Lyndelse, Nyborg, Denmark. She married Henrik Frederiksen on 25 May 1816, in Gestelev, Nyborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Svanninge, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 6 years. She died on 29 April 1854, in Gestelev, Sallinge, Svendborg, Denmark, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Henrik Frederiksen
Maren Hansen
Marriage: 25 May 1816
Karen Madsdatter
Frederik Jorgen Henriksen
Niels Henriksen
Ane Henriksen
Margrethe Henriksen
Maren Hendriksdatter
Maren Henriksen

Sources (35)

  • Maren Hansdatter in household of Niels Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Maren Hansdatter in household of Hendrik Frederiksen, "Denmark Census, 1850"
  • Maren Hansdr in entry for Hendrik Frederiksen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 May 1816Gestelev, Nyborg, Denmark
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

    Age 12

    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

    Age 15

    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.

    1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

    Age 28

    The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

    Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

    Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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