Maren Jensen

Female13 April 1849–

Brief Life History of Maren

When Maren Jensen was born on 13 April 1849, her father, Jens Peter Jensen, was 26 and her mother, Barbara Jensdatter, was 28. She married Hans Peter Gudmand Jacobsen on 29 September 1874. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 5 years and Farum, Frederiksborg, Denmark for about 5 years.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Gudmand Jacobsen
Maren Jensen
Marriage: 29 September 1874
Kirstine Mathilde Jacobsen
Jens Peder Nikolaj Jacobsen
Oluf Andersen
Anna Marie Jacobsen
Karl Valdemar Jacobsen
Frederikke Olivia Jakobsen
Kirstine Matilde Jacobsen
Pigebarn Endnu Uden Navn Jacobsen
Agnes Jakobsen

Sources (39)

  • Maren Jensen in household of Jens Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1860"
  • Maren Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Jakobsen in household of Peder Jakobsen, "Denmark Census, 1916"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 September 1874
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)

    1850 · Translation of the Book of Mormon into Danish

    Age 1

    Erastus Snow and Peter Hansen translated the Book of Mormon into Danish after six months of being in the country. This translation was the first full translation of the Book of Mormon into another language, after English.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 10

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.


    Age 65

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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