Maren Larsen

1741–
Saltum, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Larsen was born in 1741, her father, Laurits Christensen, was 36 and her mother, Else Jensen, was 32.

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Family Time Line

Laurits Christensen
1705–1760
Else Jensen
1709–1778
Anders Larsen
1732–1732
Kristen Larsen
1744–1797
Anders Larsen
1733–1763
Else Larsen
1736–
Anne Laursen
1738–
Maren Larsen
1741–
Simon Larsen
1747–1752
Christen Lauridsen
1750–1834

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World Events (8)

1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

Age 1

The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.
1744 · Hirschholm Palace

Age 3

Hirschholm Palace was a royal palace located in present-day Horsholm municipality just north of Copenhagen. It was one of the finest buildings of its time and became known as the Versailles of the North. It developed a bad reputation in connection with its role in the affair between Johann Friedrich Struensee and Queen Caroline Mathilda in the 1770s. After that it fell into disrepair and was demolished in 1809.
1776 · Kongens Klub

Age 35

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.

Name Meaning

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

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

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