Hedevig Jensen

29 December 1840–29 November 1907 (Age 66)
Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark

The Life of Hedevig

When Hedevig Jensen was born on 29 December 1840, in Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark, her father, Jens Pedersen, was 43 and her mother, Karen Larsdr, was 34. She married Jorgen Christian Nielsen on 13 November 1857, in Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 29 November 1907, in Harridslev, Vennebjerg, Hjørring, Denmark, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Jorgen Christian Nielsen
1832–1886
Hedevig Jensen
1840–1907
Marriage: 13 November 1857
Niels Christian Jorgensen
1859–1859
Ane Kirstine Jorgensen
1860–1931
Karen Margrethe Jorgensen
1863–
Maren Kirstine Jorgensen
1866–
Elene Jorgensen
1869–
Niels Jorgensen
1872–
Jens Jørgensen
1875–
Amalie Jørgensen
1876–
Kirstine Jørgensen
1879–
Niels Jørgensen
1885–

Spouse and Children

    Jorgen Christian Nielsen

    Male1832–1886Male

    Female1840–1907Female

MARRIAGE
13 November 1857
Harridslev, Hjørring, Denmark
children

(10)

    Niels Christian Jorgensen

    Male1859–1859Male

    Female1860–1931Female

    Karen Margrethe Jorgensen

    Female1863–Female

    Maren Kirstine Jorgensen

    Female1866–Female

    Elene Jorgensen

    Female1869–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

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.
1849

Age 9

Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.
1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

Age 19

The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

Name Meaning

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a reduced form of Johannes ( see John ). This is Denmark's most frequent surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hedevig Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1890"
  • Hedevig Jensdatter in household of Jens Pedersen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Hedevig Jensen in household of Jørgen Chr Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1860"

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