Jens Jensen

30 April 1790–
Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jensen was born on 30 April 1790, in Thisted, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen Borregaard, was 60 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 50.

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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 (6)

1792 · Det Classenske Fideicommis

Age 2

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.
1794 · Stibo

Age 4

The Stibo Group was founded in 1794 by Niels Lund as a printing company. Today, The Stibo Group provides information management and print technology software for business operations.
1829 · Oldest Leather Goods in Denmark

Age 39

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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