Anne Jensen

27 July 1776–
Sønderhå, Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Anne

When Anne Jensen was born on 27 July 1776, in Sønderhå, Thisted, Denmark, her father, Jens Christensen Borregaard, was 46 and her mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 36.

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Family Time Line

Jens Christensen Borregaard
1730–1811
Maren Andersdatter
1740–
Johanne Kirstine < Kaiser> Jensen
1775–1809
Anne Jensen
1776–
Christen Jensen
1779–1858
Anne Jensdatter Knattrup
1782–1840
Anders Jensen
1784–1855
Mathias Jensen
1786–1800
Jens Jensen
1790–
Mette Jensen
1790–
Jens Jensen
1793–

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World Events (7)

1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn

Age 13

The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 16

Det Classenske Fideicommis is a Danish charitable foundation formed by the industrialist Major General Johan Frederik Classen after he left behind his wealth and possessions in his will to help alleviate poverty and misery to those in the country. Today, it grants around 2 million kroner annually to those in need.
1808 · Dannebrogordenens Haederstegn

Age 32

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.

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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