Karen Jensen

9 July 1797–
Als, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Karen

When Karen Jensen was christened on 9 July 1797, in Als, Ålborg, Denmark, her father, Jens Gundersen, was 55 and her mother, Johane Jorgensdatter, was 41. She married Jens Christensen on 11 July 1825. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen
1800–
Karen Jensen
1797–
Marriage: 11 July 1825
Jens Christian Jensen
1825–
Christen Jensen
1826–
Mette Jensen
1828–1829
Mette Jensen
1830–1831

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 July 1825
children

(4)

    Jens Christian Jensen

    Male1825–Male

    Christen Jensen

    Male1826–Male

    Mette Jensen

    Female1828–1829Female

    Mette Jensen

    Female1830–1831Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1805 · Christianso Lighthouse

The Christianso Lighthouse is one of Denmark's oldest lighthouses and the first to have a flashing light. It was built on the island of Christianso in the northern Baltic Sea.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn, The Cross of Honour of the Order of the Dannebrog, is an award connected to the Danish Order of the Dannebrog. The cross was instituted by King Frederick VI of Denmark and Norway on June 28, 1808 and was named Dannebrogsmendenes Haederstegn until 1952. The award is given to any Dane who has provided a service to Denmark through a noble deed. The cross is considered an additional recognition if awarded to someone who is already a holder of the Order.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Kuffert Sorensen was established in 1829 by Carl Peter Sorensen as a leather goods company. Today the business has five locations and each are run by a member of the Sorensen family.

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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