Maren Andersen

6 January 1762–
Storvorde, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Andersen was born on 6 January 1762, in Storvorde, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Anders Jensen Krag, was 34 and her mother, Magalene Mikkelsen Krag, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Anders Jensen Krag
1727–1785
Magalene Mikkelsen Krag
1737–
Karen Andersen
1762–
Maren Andersen
1762–
Maren Andersen
1762–
Maren Andersen
1762–
Maren Andersen Krag
1762–
Mikel Andersen
1763–
Michel Andersen
1763–
Mickel Andersen Krag
1763–
Anna Andersdatter
1766–
Kirsten Andersen
1768–
Karen Andersen
1768–1769
Maren Andersen
1768–1769
Johanne Andersen
1770–
Karen Andersen
1772–
Maren Andersen
1772–

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World Events (3)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 14

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 27

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 30

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.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Anders, a vernacular form of Andreas .

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

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