Maren Lausten

1723–
Viborg, Denmark

The Life of Maren

Maren Lausten was born on 25 February 1723, in Viborg, Denmark as the daughter of Laust Johansen.

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Family Time Line

Laust Johansen
1683–1762
Karen Lauridsen
1717–
Karen Lausten
1717–
Johanne Lauritzen
1720–
Dorothe Lauritzen
1723–
Maren Lausten
1723–
Maren Leustsen
1723–

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1729

Age 6

Greenland becomes Danish province.
1730 · Danish Asia Company

Age 7

The Danish Asiatic Company was a trading company established to revive the dwindling Danish trade with the East Indies and China. It was taken over by the Danish government in 1772 and continued to run until around 1843.
1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

Age 14

Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

Name Meaning

German: nickname for an eavesdropper or nosy person, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lūstern ‘to eavesdrop’.

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

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