Christen Jensen

Brief Life History of Christen

When Christen Jensen was born on 25 March 1778, in Ugilt, Sejlstrup, Denmark, his father, Jens Nielsen, was 44 and his mother, Ane Christensen, was 26. He died on 16 October 1778, in his hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Jens Nielsen
1733–1812
Ane Christensen
1753–1834
Niels Jensen
1774–1840
Anne Jensdatter
1776–1833
Christen Jensen
1778–1778
Karen Jensdatter
1779–1859
Maren Jensen
1782–1858
Margrethe Jensen
1785–1787
Christen Jensen
1787–1888
Jens Jensen
1793–

Sources (2)

  • Christen Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Christen Jensen -

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

English: variant of Jennison .

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

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