Anders Jensen

Male1734–10 October 1800

Brief Life History of Anders

When Anders Jensen was born in 1734, in Søholm, Asminderød, Lynge-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 35 and his mother, Bendte Andersdatter, was 33. He married Maren Hansdaatter on 26 September 1756, in Asminderød, Kronborg, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 October 1800, at the age of 66.

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Anders Jensen
Maren Hansdaatter
Marriage: 26 September 1756
Hans Andersen
Jens Andersen
Hans Andersen
Anna Andersdatter
Bente Andersen
Margarethe Andersen
Margrethe Andersdatter
Anders Andersen
Ole Andersen

Sources (13)

  • Anders Jensen, "Denmark, Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Andreas Jensen in entry for Hans Andreassen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Marriage of Anders Jensen and Ana Svendsdatter on 26 July 1778. Arkivalieronline

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1756Asminderød, Kronborg, Denmark
  • Children (9)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (6)

    1737 · Meyercrones Stiftelse

    Age 3

    Meyercrones Stiftelse was founded by the widow of Henning de Meyercrone after he had served as Danish envoy in France. Christiane Meyercrone, Henning's widow, managed the property until her death in 1738. Her niece became the new manager of the foundation and arranged for its charter to be written in 1830. The original, small building was replaced by a larger building in 1933.

    1742 · Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters

    Age 8

    The Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters is a non-governmental science Academy founded in 1742 for the purpose of advancements of science in Denmark.

    1762 · Old City Hall (Aalborg)

    Age 28

    The Old City Hall was built in 1762 and served as the city hall until 1912. the Hall was modelled after the City Hall that was destroyed in the Copenhagen Fire in 1795. Today the building is used only for ceremonial and representative purposes.

    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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