Paul Jensen

8 April 1770–
Hjørring, Denmark

The Life Summary of Paul

When Paul Jensen was born on 8 April 1770, in Hjørring, Denmark, his father, Jens Jensen, was 42 and his mother, Johanne Poulsdatter, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Jens Jensen
1728–1799
Johanne Poulsdatter
1736–
Jens Jensen
1767–
Jens Jensen
1767–
Poul Jensen
1769–1769
Paul Jensen
1770–
Niels Jensen
1772–
Johanne Marie Jensen
1776–
Johanne Marie Jensen
1777–1854

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World Events (7)

1776 · Kongens Klub
Age 6
The club was founded in 1776 by former members of Drejer's Club. It was initially known as Fich's Club. The latter name was a reference to Gottlieb Schreck who had purchased the House in 1775. He had adapted the interior to be used by the club. The club initially had 25 members but in 1778 the number of members had grown to 80. On 16 November 1782, the club was granted permission to use the name Kongens Klub (Royal Club). The club soon became a meeting place for members of the higher middle class.
1789 · Old Artillery Barracks, Christianshavn
Age 19
The Old Artillery Barracks was the first of three barracks to be established in the Christianshavn district of Copenhagen. They were converted into barracks for the Artillery in 1789 and were used until 1923. Today, they have been converted into apartments and are listed for everyone.
1805 · Christianso Lighthouse
Age 35
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

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.

Possible Related Names

Jenssen
John

Sources (2)

  • Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941; https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9944-2HTL?cc=2078555&wc=M5KN-828%3A357516901%2C357516902%2C357968901%2C357864301
  • Poul Jensen, "Denmark, Baptisms, 1618-1923"

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