Jens Christian Larsen

Male8 November 1840–

Brief Life History of Jens Christian

When Jens Christian Larsen was born on 8 November 1840, in Skallerup, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Laurs Jensen, was 31 and his mother, Mette Poulsdatter, was 32. He married Bodeline Madsen on 14 July 1876, in Skallerup, Sejlstrup, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Skallerup, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1850 and Hjørring Sankt Hans, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christian Larsen
Bodeline Madsen
Marriage: 14 July 1876
Mads Thomsen Larsen
Mette Christine Larsen
Poul Carl Johannes Brunn Larsen
Pouline Clara Johanne Larsen

Sources (9)

  • Jans Chr Larsen, "Denmark Census, 1880"
  • Jens Chr Larsen in entry for Mette Christine Larsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Jens Christian Larsen in household of Poul Chr Andersen, "Denmark Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1876Skallerup, Sejlstrup, Denmark
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 7

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


    Age 9

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.


    Age 74

    World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Sven, Thor, Knud, Nils, Per, Jorgen, Alf, Bjorn.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Lars, an equivalent of Lawrence . This is also an Americanized form of the cognate Larssen. Compare Larson 1, Larrison , and Lawson 2.

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

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