Maren Margete Jensen

about 1763–18 February 1818 (Age 55)
Frederiksborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren Margete

Maren Margete Jensen was born about 1763, in Frederiksborg, Denmark. She married Maurits Christiansen on 16 January 1785, in Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 18 February 1818, in her hometown, at the age of 55.

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Maurits Christiansen
Maren Margete Jensen
Marriage: 16 January 1785
Niels Mouritsen
Karen Mouritsen
Ane Kerstine Mouritsen
Christian Mouritsen
Christian Mouritsen
Birte Sofie Mouritsen
Karen Margrethe Mauritsen

Spouse and Children

16 January 1785
Birkerød, Frederiksborg, Denmark


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World Events (6)

1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 13

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 26

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 29

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, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jens Christiansen in entry for Karen Magrethe Mouritsdt, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Jensdr in entry for Christian, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Maren Jensdr in entry for Karen, "Denmark Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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