Maren Nielsdatter

1701–31 January 1773 (Age 72)
Gudum, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

When Maren Nielsdatter was born in 1701, in Gudum, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Niels Pedersen Torn, was 20 and her mother, Maren Jensdatter, was 26. She married Peder Christensen Bloch about 1735, in Gunderup, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 31 January 1773, in her hometown, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Peder Christensen Bloch
Maren Nielsdatter
Marriage: about 1735
Maren Pedersen
Niels Lyngholm Pedersen
Niels Pedersen
Christen Pedersen
Maren Pedersen
Karen Block

Spouse and Children

about 1735
Gunderup, Ålborg, Denmark


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+13 More Children

World Events (7)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

Age 0

The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.
1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

Age 12

The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

Age 28

Greenland becomes Danish province.

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Sources (3)

  • Maren Nielsdr, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Maren Nielsen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Maren Nielsdr in entry for Karen Pedersen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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