Anders Christian Jensen

Brief Life History of Anders Christian

Anders Christian Jensen was born on 2 December 1864, in Jetsmark, Ålborghus, Denmark. He lived in Jetsmark, Hvetbo, Hjørring, Denmark in 1870.

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Jens Nielsen
Kristjane Sorensdatter
Niels Jensen
Larsine Petrea Jensen
Anders Christian Jensen
Jens Jensen Neilson
Metta Margaret Nielsen
Lorn Peter Nielsen
Neil Martin Teanous Neilson

Sources (5)

  • Anders Christian Jensen in household of Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"
  • Anders Christian Jensen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"
  • Anders Christian Jensen in household of Jens Nielsen, "Denmark Census, 1870"

World Events (7)

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.


World War I. Denmark remains neutral throughout the war.


The United States take possession of the Virgin Islands. The islands are purchased from Denmark for $25 million the year before.

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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