Lars Peter Jensen

Male1 December 1839–May 1887

Brief Life History of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Jensen was born on 1 December 1839, in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen, was 24 and his mother, Kirstine Malene Larsen, was 34. He married Inger Elsine Nielsen on 9 February 1869, in Ålborg, Vor Frue, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He died in May 1887, in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Peter Jensen
Karen Marie Nielsen
Marriage: 20 October 1876
John M Larsen Snr
Elsine Malene Larsen
Elsine Malene Larsen
Magdalene Larsen
Carl Peter Larsen
Johanne Petrea Larsen

Sources (59)

  • Lars Peter Jensen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Lars Peter Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Lars P Jensen in entry for John M Larson and Ethel Davis, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1876Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (5)

    1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

    Age 8

    The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


    Age 10

    Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 20

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Nels, Niels, Lars, Holger, Einer, Jorgen, Bent, Knud, Per, Ove, Morten.

    Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Jens, a shortened form of Johannes (see John ). This is the most frequent surname in Denmark. In North America, this surname is also an altered form of the variant Jenssen . Compare Jenson 2 and Johnson .

    English: variant of Jennison .

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

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