Maren Larsen

1790–23 June 1853 (Age 63)
Houlbjerg, Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Larsen was born in 1790, in Houlbjerg, Viborg, Denmark, her father, Lars Olesen Riis, was 49 and her mother, Maren Lausdatter, was 45. She married Mikkel Jensen Riis on 17 December 1814, in Elsborg, Viborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 23 June 1853, in Elsborg, Viborg, Denmark, at the age of 63, and was buried in Elsborg, Viborg, Denmark.

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Mikkel Jensen Riis
Maren Larsen
Marriage: 17 December 1814
Jens Mikkelsen
Mariane Mikkelsen
Maren Mikkelsen
Peter Christian Michelsen
Ane Elise Mikkelsen
Søren Michelsen

Spouse and Children

17 December 1814
Elsborg, Viborg, Denmark


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World Events (7)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 2

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 4

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 18

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.

Name Meaning

Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Lars, Scandinavian equivalent of Lawrence .

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Lausdatter in entry for Ane, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Lausdatter in entry for Mariane Michelsdatter, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Maren Lausdatter in entry for Jens Michelsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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