Maren Mogensdatter

8 September 1819–about 12 January 1892 (Age 72)
Ørbæk, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark

The Life Summary of Maren

When Maren Mogensdatter was born on 8 September 1819, in Ørbæk, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark, her father, Mogens Frederik Anton Iver Andersen, was 36 and her mother, Maren Larsdatter, was 34. She married Ove Christian Andersen on 19 October 1839, in Ørbæk, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Herrested, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark in 1840 and Hellerup, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark in 1860. She died on 12 January 1892, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lars Pedersen
Maren Mogensdatter
Marriage: 12 April 1851
Ova Peterson
Gjertrud Larsen
Caroline Peterson
Frederick Petersen

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1851Herrested, Ørbæk, Fyn, Denmark
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Variant spelling of Karen .

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

    Story Highlight

    CHRISTIAN OVERSON: Personal History, compiled by Manilla Overson Moulton (1945)

    Christian Overson was born June 11, 1840, Harrester parish, Roundholt, Denmark. He was the son of Ova Anderson and Maren Mogensdatter and was the eldest of four children. His father died while he, C …

    Sources (42)

    • Maren Mogensdatter in household of Ove Christian Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
    • Mary Morgan in entry for Iva Peterson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Maren Mogensd in household of Mogens Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1834"

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