Christen Jensen Bodker

1661–22 July 1742 (Age 81)
Klitten, Nordjylland, Denmark

The Life Summary of Christen Jensen

Christen Jensen Bodker was born in 1661. He married Zitsel Jensdatter in 1691, in Klitten, Nordjylland, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 22 July 1742, in Denmark, at the age of 81.

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Christen Jensen Bodker
Zitsel Jensdatter
Marriage: 1691
Mikkel Christensen Bodker
Christen Jensen
Christen Christensen
Anders Christensen Bodker

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World Events (4)

1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World
Age 40
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 52
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 68
Greenland becomes Danish province.

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German (Bödeker): occupational name for a cooper, from Middle Low German bodek ‘tub’, ‘vat’ + the agent suffix -er. Compare Boecker .

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

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