When Jens Bisgaard Winther was born on 30 November 1828, in Durup, Mariager Klosters, Denmark, his father, Jacob Aagaard Winther, was 34 and his mother, Ane Cathrine Bisgaard, was 29. He married Kirsten Marie Jensdatter on 27 September 1861, in Volstrup, Dronninglund, Hjørring, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hobro, Dronningborg, Denmark in 1906 and Hobro, Onsild, Randers, Denmark in 1911.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Niels, Aksel, Anders, Bent, Jorgen, Lars, Nels, Sven. German Gerhardt, Kurt, Otto.
German, Danish, and Swedish: variant of Winter .