Lars Peter Jensen

1 December 1839–May 1887 (Age 47)
Ulsted, Ålborg, Denmark

The Life of Lars Peter

When Lars Peter Jensen was born on 1 December 1839, in Ulsted, Ålborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Christensen, was 24 and his mother, Kirstine Malene Larsen, was 34. He married Inger Elsine Neilsen on 9 February 1869, in Ålborg Frue, Ålborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Ulsted, Kær, Ålborg, Denmark for about 5 years. He died in May 1887, in Denmark, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ulsted, Ålborg, Denmark.

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Family Time Line

Lars Peter Jensen
Inger Elsine Neilsen
Marriage: 9 February 1869
Christian Kirk Larsen
Jens or James Larsen
Malene Larsen
Nels Larsen
Lars Christian Larsen

Spouse and Children

9 February 1869
Ålborg Frue, Ålborg, Denmark


Parents and Siblings

    Jens Christensen


    Kirstine Malene Larsen




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

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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Sources (3)

  • Peter Jensen in household of Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1845"
  • Lars Peter Jensen in household of Jens Christensen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Lars Peter Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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