Maren Jorgensen

FemaleMarch 1794–

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Jorgensen was born in March 1794, in Glattrup, Rårup, Stjernholm, Denmark, her father, Jørgen Nielsen, was 50 and her mother, Sidsel Cathrine Christensdatter, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Jørgen Nielsen
Sidsel Cathrine Christensdatter
Niels Jorgensen
Niels Jørgensen
Christen Jørgensen
Maren Jorgensen
Margrethe Jorgensen
Margrethe Jorgensen

Sources (2)

  • Jørgen Nielsen and Zidsel Cathrine Christensdatter i Glattrup with 3 children and 3 servants - Census 1801 - Vejle, Bjerre, Rårup
  • Legacy NFS Source: Maren Jorgensen - christening: 21 April 1794; Raarup, Vejle, Denmark

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (9)

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World Events (7)

1796 · Odense Teater

Age 2

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

Age 11

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.

1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 35

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Jorgen, Nels, Lars, Niels, Holger, Anders, Borge, Einer, Folmer, Morten, Bjorn.

Danish and Norwegian (Jørgensen); North German (Jörgensen): patronymic from the personal name Jørgen, Jörgen, from Greek Geōrgios (see George ). Compare Jergensen , Jergenson , Jorgenson , and Yorgensen .

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

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