Jens Jensen

30 April 1793–
Thisted, Denmark

The Life of Jens

When Jens Jensen was christened on 30 April 1793, in Thisted, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen Borregaard, was 63 and his mother, Maren Andersdatter, was 53.

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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 (3)

1794 · Stibo

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.
1796 · Odense Teater

Odense Teater is Denmark's second oldest theater and one of the country's three main theaters. It is where Hans Christian Andersen started as a writer and is where The Pillars of Society was first performed.
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.

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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