Maria Elisabeth Bentsen

Female5 March 1886–August 1986

Brief Life History of Maria Elisabeth

When Maria Elisabeth Bentsen was born on 5 March 1886, in Menstrup, Marvede, Korsør, Denmark, her father, Hans Bentsen, was 36 and her mother, Frederikke Sofie Nielsen, was 33. She died in August 1986, in Gentofte, København, Denmark, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Hans Bentsen
1849–1898
Frederikke Sofie Nielsen
1852–
Ane Kirstine Bentsen
1876–1879
Hans Peder Sofus Bentsen
1878–
Anna Christine Bentsen
1881–
Matine Katrine Bentsen
1884–
Maria Elisabeth Bentsen
1886–1986

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    World Events (6)

    1914

    Age 28

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    1917

    Age 31

    The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

    1939

    Age 53

    Denmark signs 10-year non-aggression pact with Nazi Germany.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Bent, Per. German Kurt, Otto.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Bengt, Ben(d)t, short forms of Benedikt (see Benedict ). In North America, this surname is also an altered form of Danish variant Bendtsen and possibly also of Norwegian and Danish Bengtsen. Compare Bensen 2, Benson 3, and Bentson .

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

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