Jens Mogensen Munch

Maleabout 1664–about 1718

Brief Life History of Jens

When Jens Mogensen Munch was born about 1664, in Bodilsker, Bornholm, Denmark, his father, Mogens Jensen Munch, was 49 and his mother, Karen Pedersdatter, was 41. He married Maren Sørensdatter on 7 April 1700, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died about 1718, in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark, at the age of 56, and was buried in Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark.

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Jens Mogensen Munch
about 1664–1718
Maren Sørensdatter
about 1664–1736
Marriage: 7 April 1700
Mogens Jensen Munch
Karen Jensdatter Munch
Mads Jensen Munch
Anne Jensdatter Munch

Sources (5)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Jens Mogensen - Church record: Birth record or certificate
  • Jens Mognsson Munk, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jens Munch in entry for Anna Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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  • Marriage
    7 April 1700Åkirkeby, Bornholm, Denmark
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (2)

    1701 · Oldest Naval Academy in the World

    Age 37

    The Royal Danish Naval Academy was established in 1701 to educate then commission all officers into the Royal Danish Navy. It is the oldest, still-existing, officers' academy in the world.

    1713 · Royal Danish Military Academy

    Age 49

    The Royal Danish Military Academy educated and commissioned all officers for the Royal Danish Army. The Military Academy function was initiated in 1713 by request of King Frederick IV on inspiration from the Naval Academy.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Niels, Palle.

    Danish and Norwegian: patronymic from the personal name Mogens, Danish form of Magnus . This surname is rare in Norway. Compare Morgensen .

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

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