Lars Ovesen Jensen

1550–1638 (Age 88)
Øland, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Lars

When Lars Ovesen Jensen was born in 1550, in Øland, Øster Han, Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Madsen Laursen Kusk, was 26 and his mother, Birgitte Jensdatter Mork, was 22. He married Anne Bertelsdatter Kjærulf in 1579, in Biersted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1638, in Biersted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Lars Ovesen Jensen
Anne Bertelsdatter Kjærulf
Marriage: 1579
Else Laursdatter
Bertel Laursen Kjaerulf
Dorte Laursdatter

Spouse and Children

Biersted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings



World Events (2)


Age 13

Seven Year War begins. Fought between Sweden and Denmark.

Age 76

The Thirty Years' War. The Danish army is defeated.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Danish and Norwegian Ovesen, a patronymic from the personal name Ove, a Danish form of the older Aghi, with a second element which probably meant ‘spear’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Kjaerulf Studies

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